New Zealand's trade balance deficit rose to NZ$751 million during the month of September, from a previous deficit by NZ$230 million in August that was revised to NZ$-697 million, while expectations were referring to a deficit of NZ$440 million.

New Zealand's exports came out at NZ$3.44 billion in September as a previous, which was revised to NZ$3.42 billion, while the analyst's expectations estimated of NZ$3.51 billion.

Moreover, New Zealand's imports jumped to NZ$4.19 billion in September, compared with a previous NZ$4.08 billion, revised to NZ$4.12 billion, while analyst's expectations indicated to NZ$3.90 billion.