New Zealand and
Russia business ties
New Zealand and Russia have a solid trading relationship that dates back to the 1800s and has developed in strength and diversity.
New Zealand exports have traditionally focused on our well-known high-quality dairy and meat products, but recent years have seen growth in wine and in services exports to support the health, mining and transport sectors.
New Zealand agribusiness companies have a lot to offer to the Russian agriculture sector, as it seeks to further modernise and accelerate its export capability. Rather than only exporting agricultural products to Russia, our businesses now also share the equipment and expertise that lies behind the success of New Zealand’s farmers and growers.
As one of Europe’s fastest-growing markets for food and beverage, discerning Russian consumers are also seeking unique high-quality products from New Zealand such as mānuka honey and seafood.