Trade balance index in New Zealand rose to $NZ567 million during March, which compared with the previous reading in February that was $NZ321 million that revised to $NZ355 million, while analyst's forecast referred to $NZ354 million, meaning increasing in surplus rate.

New Zealand's imports in March rose to $NZ 3.49 billion, which compared with previous reading $NZ3 billion in February that revised to $NZ2.99 billion, and the current reading is better than forecasts that referred to $NZ3.33 billion.

New Zealand's exports inclined to $NZ4.06 billion in March, compared with the previous reading in February that was $NZ3.32 billion that revised to $NZ3.33 billion, while forecasts referred to $NZ3.72 billion.