Budget 2011 - Foreign Policy

Budget 2011 - Foreign Policy

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned foreign policy spending for the 2011/12 budget year.

Actual spending for the previous four years is on the left and includes, for the sake of comparison, the previous Labour Government's final spending in 2008.

The numbers are drawn together from the Vote Foreign Affairs and Trade and Vote Official Development Assistance. Links to the primary sources used, from Treasury's website, can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please note that some of the allocation titles have been shortened for the sake of space.

Figures for each allocation are in millions of NZ$.

Actual 2007/08 Actual 2008/09 Actual 2009/10 Forecast 2010/11 Foreign Affairs: Budget 2011/12 %
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
2.400 0.800 0.300 0.000 New Zealand Antarctic Institute 0.000 0.0%
0.030 0.046 0.000 0.000 Payments on Behalf of Other Governments 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.500 0.000 0.000 Victoria Bushfire Relief 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 1.000 Japan 2011 Earthquake Donation 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 4.000 Australian Flood Donation 0.000 0.0%
7.338 9.031 9.388 12.124 Strategic Evaluation and Advice 0.000 0.0%
0.684 0.582 0.680 0.350 Promotional Activities - Other Countries 0.406 0.0%
0.069 0.036 0.043 0.790 Policy Advice and Representation - Other Countries 0.770 0.1%
0.918 0.798 1.150 1.150 Disbursements Made and Exemptions from Taxation 1.150 0.1%
0.900 1.347 1.400 1.400 Pacific Cooperation Foundation 1.400 0.1%
0.546 0.482 0.459 1.525 Administration of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities 1.526 0.1%
2.632 2.538 3.248 2.272 Pacific Security Fund 3.043 0.3%
3.692 4.000 2.000 4.000 Promotion of Asian Skills and Relationships 4.000 0.4%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.250 Hosting of Pacific Islands Forum Meeting 4.900 0.4%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.045 Rugby World Cup: Guest of Government 9.955 0.9%
12.298 12.473 12.468 13.168 Antarctic Research and Support 13.168 1.2%
13.371 13.463 14.081 14.514 Services for Other New Zealand Agencies Overseas 14.444 1.3%
10.257 12.469 16.816 19.850 Consular Services 20.508 1.9%
28.792 32.559 32.826 32.826 New Zealand Voluntary Agency Grants 32.826 3.0%
41.755 49.451 51.288 51.688 Subscriptions to International Organisations 55.744 5.1%
23.288 28.303 29.307 51.151 Management of ODA Programme 61.242 5.6%
43.363 50.106 52.864 59.825 Policy Advice - International Institutions 72.219 6.6%
24.163 31.663 32.459 47.244 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Capital 79.998 7.3%
72.918 92.568 94.500 98.413 International Agency Funding 94.500 8.6%
80.308 99.511 112.295 90.221 Global Development Assistance 128.619 11.7%
188.879 221.098 250.294 217.370 Policy Advice - Other Countries 227.634 20.8%
179.664 236.596 244.181 271.750 Pacific Development Assistance 268.897 24.5%
             
738.3 900.4 962.0 997.026 Totals: $1,096.30 100.0%

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Sources:

Foreign Affairs and Trade: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11foraff.pdf

Official Development Assistance: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11offdev.pdf

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