|Unit||Mil. NZD, SA|
|Balance of Goods||Feb 2020||594.19||-413.8||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods||Feb 2020||4,920||4,689||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Imports of Goods||Feb 2020||4,326||5,102||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Current Account Balance||2019 Q4||-1,877||-2,522||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Exports of Goods and Services||2019 Q4||22,005||21,297||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Imports of Goods and Services||2019 Q4||21,755||21,517||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Net Exports||2019 Q4||250||-220||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Exports of Goods and Services||2019 Q4||18,302||18,098||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Imports of Goods and Services||2019 Q4||22,023||22,032||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Net Exports||2019 Q4||-3,721||-3,934||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.