Exports: Goods of domestic origin exported from New Zealand to another country.
Re-exports: Merchandise exports that were earlier imported into New Zealand and have less than 50 percent New Zealand content by value.
Overseas Merchandise Trade statistics provide statistical information on the importing and exporting of merchandise goods between New Zealand and other countries. Merchandise trade includes goods which add to or subtract from the material resources in New Zealand as a result of their movement in or out of the country. Data is obtained from export and import entry documents lodged with the New Zealand Customs Service (NZCS).