New Zealand High Commission Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Doing business in New Zealand is the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise website designed for international investors and businesspeople interested in doing business with New Zealand. You can learn about New Zealand’s economy and export industries, locate New Zealand companies, products and services, investment opportunities, and New Zealand participation at international events. is the New Zealand government website that brings together business resources, tools and information to help people start, manage and grow their business. is managed and maintained by the Ministry of Economic Development (MED). MED works to ensure New Zealand is one of the best places in the world to do business.

The New Zealand Government is supportive of Papua New Guinea companies doing business with New Zealand – we would like to see more PNG companies exporting to New Zealand.

New Zealand’s imports from Papua New Guinea are increasing, and are currently valued at around NZ$33m or around PGK57m (year to Dec 2009. Visit the NZ-PNG trade relationship and statistics section to find out more detailed information on exports and imports between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

If you are a PNG company interested in exporting to New Zealand, we would like to be able to assist you. Please get in touch with the at the New Zealand High Commission.

As a PNG exporter to New Zealand you may also want to get in touch with the Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I). Formerly known as Pacific Islands Trade and Investment Commission NZ, PT&I was set up in 1988 as a trade commission to:

  • assist the Pacific Forum Island countries with marketing their products in NZ;
  • encourage investment in the Pacific; and
  • promote Pacific Island tourism.

Pacific Trade & Invest is one of four offices of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat located in Australia, Japan and China.

You might also find it useful to make contact with the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF). PCF is an independent public/private sector trust whose mission is to increase cooperation and understanding amongst the peoples of both the Pacific Islands and New Zealand. One of their current projects, the Pacific Quality Mark project, aims to help raise consumer awareness of quality products of Pacific origin, and may of particular interest to PNG exporters.

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