|Unit||Mil. NZD, SA|
|Balance of Goods||Nov 2021||-864.21||-1,302||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods||Nov 2021||5,863||5,361||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Imports of Goods||Nov 2021||6,727||6,664||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Current Account Balance||2021 Q3||-4,804||-3,134||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Exports of Goods and Services||2021 Q3||20,296||20,618||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Imports of Goods and Services||2021 Q3||22,857||21,117||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Net Exports||2021 Q3||-2,561||-499||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Exports of Goods and Services||2021 Q3||16,219||17,040||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Imports of Goods and Services||2021 Q3||22,049||20,920||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Net Exports||2021 Q3||-5,830||-3,880||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
The Balance of Payments current account summarises New Zealand's international trade in goods and services, and investment income and transfers with the rest of the world. A deficit in the current account shows that expenses were greater than earnings for a given period. A deficit must be balanced by a net inflow of investment from the rest of the world.
The balance of payments is made up of:
Essential principles guiding the compilation of New Zealand's balance of payments statistics are:
Data is subject to revision.