Merchandise exports (exports + re-exports) are 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.
Free on board (fob): The value of exported goods at New Zealand ports before export.
Country of destination: The country of final destination for exported goods.
At URL provided, select Imports and Exports -> Harmonised Trade - Exports. Select variables in Data type: 'Total Exports (exports + re-exports)'. To create table, select all countries from upper left-hand box and click 'Add', then click 'Go'. Select desired time periods from upper left-hand box, then move 'Trade Country Classification (2 Alpha)' to the left of the table below, and 'Time' to the top, then press go.
Overseas merchandise trade statistics include all merchandise imported into or exported from New Zealand. This is known as the "general" system of recording trade statistics as defined by the UN Statistical Commission.
Merchandise trade includes goods that add to or subtract from the material resources in New Zealand as a result of their movement in or out of the country.
Method of collection/Data provider
Stats NZ obtain data from export and import entry documents lodged with New Zealand Customs Service (NZCS).
They convert export values provided in foreign currencies by NZCS to New Zealand dollars (NZD), using weekly exchange rates when the statistics are compiled.