Eclipse Worldwide Freight Forwarders currently work with UK Businesses importing from New Zealand.
The UK is importing from New Zealand various ready for retail food products, which is anything from Manuka honey produced in Christchurch and Auckland, to avocado oil goods produced in KeriKeri. Last year alone round NZ$1.13 billion worth of these products were exported.
If you are looking at product categories individually then meat is the most valuable export ($654 million) and then dairy products, fruit and vegetables round out the high volume of food trade. Wine ranks in second highest, the UK alone is ranked as New Zealand’s fifth largest food and beverage export market, the product is worth $294million to the UK. One of the other areas that the UK is very prominent in is New Zealand honey ($33.61 million), as the UK is the largest importer of this product.
Food products aren’t the only source of export for New Zealand. New Zealand manufacturers are active in a varied array of high end products such as aviation, clean technology, defense, heavy and light engineering, marine, plastics, composites and metals – as well as other industrial innovative design. Advanced technology and with New Zealand’s focus on research and development, this has led to an increased demand for goods and services that the country produces.
A number of New Zealand companies have developed their businesses, and the use of NZTE (New Zealand trade and industry) has helped with the international reputations. They have achieved this by using short-run production cycles to supply high value niches internationally, meaning importing from New Zealand as a whole can become vary cost effective to your company.
New Zealand’s marine industry sets the a very large bench mark for quality and high performance when it comes to super yacht and launch boat-building technology, especially around composites and design, refits, sails, spas, electronics, technology, software and systems.
Eclipse Worldwide itself have an involvement with the marine product industry, as we are involved with importing from New Zealand. Managing the export of dinghies and marine accessories from marine manufacturers based out of Tauranga in the North Island near Auckland.
New Zealand is also using this marine knowledge to offer workboat builds and refits. This industry is forecasted to more than double its exports by 2020, making New Zealand a very lucrative exporter of high quality products.
New Zealand marine industry currently has a turnover of around NZ$1.7billion which includes approx $650m worth of exports.
Importing from New Zealand has gradually becoming more and more popular due to the high quality products being produced. For these types of products there is little or no competition, which ensures New Zealand retains this niche market industry.
Eclipse Worldwide can offer an extremely competitive door to door service, so we guarantee all your requirements can be dealt with.