Investment and funding
It's easy to jump across the ditch to do business with our closest neighbour and most fierce sports rival Australia, the first export market of choice for many Kiwi businesses.
Brazil is South America's most influential nation, a growing economic influencer and one of the world's biggest democracies. It is full of challenges, but also bursting with opportunities.
As one of the world’s wealthiest nations, with a service industry that employs around a third of Canadians, it offers plenty of opportunities for New Zealand businesses.
A business stepping stone into South America, Chile has the highest foreign business presence in the region. Food, services, energy and agribusiness, Chile is home to loads of opportunities for Kiwi exporters.
China - Beijing
China is New Zealand's largest trading partner, and its capital Beijing opens the door to significant opportunities for New Zealand businesses, especially those that emphasise their competitive value offer.
China - Chengdu
Located in southwest China, Chengdu is the preferred base for many international companies a regional hub for food, ICT and machinery industries.
China - Guangzhou
Guangzhou is South China's central transportation hub and trading port, as well as home to major electronics, petrochemical and automobile industries.
China - Shanghai
Shanghai is a favourite city for Kiwis to visit and is often a stepping stone to doing business in China. With plenty of direct flights from Auckland, this city is home to the latest free-trade zone in China.
Full of natural resources and home to many cultures, Colombia is an exciting and challenging market. Look out for opportunities in agribusiness, manufacturing and infrastructure.
Egypt plays an important role in Middle East politics, and is one of the most developed economies in the region. Clean technology and financial services offer options for Kiwi exporters keen on business here.
France offers a diverse and sophisticated consumer base, with growing opportunities in ICT, marine accessories, luxury goods and health-related products.
Europe's most industrialised country, Germany is New Zealand's sixth largest trading partner. Kiwi exporters are successful in high-value consumer products, renewable energy, and healthcare sectors and more.
Hong Kong is a remarkably easy place to set up and do business, and one of the most open economies in the world. Our economic partnership means Kiwi exporters can take advantage of the region's growth potential.
A diverse and fast-growing market, Indonesia is a strategically placed country for New Zealand businesses looking to grow in the Asia-Pacific region.
With some of the most recognised prestige brands in the world, Italy is the world's eighth biggest industrial economy with surprising opportunities for New Zealand exporters.
Nowhere else will you discover such a unique mix of the super high tech and the deeply traditional. Japan is a dynamic economy, one of the world’s largest consumer markets, and an exciting place to do business.
South Korea is the world's 13th largest economy, boasting some of the biggest tech brands in the world. Its focus on economic democratisation and green growth presents opportunities to Kiwi exporters.
Mexico City is one of the most important financial centres in the Americas. It’s a particularly open economy, actively encouraging commercial interaction with other countries, resulting in fierce competition.
Rarely does a country transform itself with as much speed and success as Myanmar. As a relatively untapped market with infrastructure challenges, Myanmar presents unique opportunities to Kiwi exporters.
One of the fastest growing countries in Asia, with a prevalence of English-speakers and a strong trading relationship with us, this 7,100 island archipelago is a great place for New Zealanders to do business.
At just one fifth the size of New Zealand, this tiny country has the highest per capita GDP in the world. Healthcare, food and beverage and professional services are growth categories in Qatar.
Find out more about this oil-rich country, home to half of the Gulf Cooperation Council's population and New Zealand's 14th largest export market.
A growing financial hub and one of Asia's economic 'tigers', Singapore is full of opportunities for Kiwi exporters. It's central location helps open the door to other Asian markets.
Learn about opportunities for New Zealand businesses in Spain, the second largest tourism destination in the world.
Home to an expanding business sector actively encouraging investment, this island nation presents major opportunities for New Zealand exporters in the agriculture, energy or marine sectors.
Taiwanese consumers are recognised as truly innovative, and exacting in their expectations of brand experience. Natural, high quality food and beverage products are on the up in this sophisticated market.
Food and beverage, healthcare, construction and renewable energy are just some of the sectors of opportunity in Thailand, Southeast Asia's second largest economy.
Turkey's rich historical heritage, geographical location and high growth ensure this emerging market surfaces exciting challenges for New Zealanders looking to do business there.
United Arab Emirates
Now one of the most important economic centres of the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates presents exciting opportunities for New Zealand exporters.
We might be thousands of miles apart, but our shared history and strong relationship benefits the growing number of Kiwi companies exploring opportunities in the UK.
With nine time zones, 50 states, and some of the most diverse geography in the world, doing business in the USA isn’t a one-size-fits-all exercise. It’s wise to choose a region to tackle first, and scale from there.
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Investment and funding