|Unit||Mil. NZD, SA|
|Balance of Goods||Nov 2019||-752.57||-1,039||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods||Nov 2019||5,228||5,006||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Imports of Goods||Nov 2019||5,980||6,046||Mil. NZD, NSA||Monthly|
|Current Account Balance||2019 Q3||-2,681||-2,342||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Exports of Goods and Services||2019 Q3||21,178||21,528||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Imports of Goods and Services||2019 Q3||21,489||21,247||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Net Exports||2019 Q3||-311||281||Mil. NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Exports of Goods and Services||2019 Q3||17,987||18,500||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Imports of Goods and Services||2019 Q3||22,029||21,539||Mil. Ch. 2009/2010 NZD, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Net Exports||2019 Q3||-4,042||-3,039||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.