Exporting to New Zealand

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in New Zealand.

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A detailed guide on doing business in and with New Zealand. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in New Zealand
  • benefits and growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and New Zealand
  • opportunities in New Zealand
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

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Published 30 May 2014
Last updated 24 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. 2016 update of exporting to New Zealand guide.

  2. Updated with 2015 information

  3. 2014 version of the exporting to New Zeland guide.

  4. First published.