European officials reacted with surprise and anger after US President Trump imposed a trans-Atlantic travel ban they fear will hurt economies already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic
The EU and the US are engaged in trade talks but have made little progress towards launching negotiations on a limited trade deal.
The EU wants to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in order to make up for the American exit from the Paris climate agreement.
The EU's bilateral annual trade with New Zealand was 8.7 billion euros in 2017, with the bloc being the country's second largest trading partner after Australia.
The EU trades with America "very unfairly", US President Trump has said, warning that his many problems with Brussels "may morph into something very big".