New Zealand has three types of trade remedy action to deal with dumped or subsidised imported goods that could injure New Zealand manufacturers.
The law ensures that import competition is fair to New Zealand manufacturers.
Trade remedies are set out in the Dumping and Countervailing Duties Act 1988, which reflects the provisions of the World Trade Organization Anti-Dumping Agreement and Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement.
A discussion paper outlining proposals for introducing a bounded public interest test into the New Zealand anti-dumping regime was released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
The Government has announced that anti-dumping duties on imported residential building materials will be suspended for three years.
A list of imported goods subject to anti-dumping and countervailing duties.
Trade remedy action can be place on imported goods dumped on the New Zealand market, to make sure that competition is fair to New Zealand manufacturers.
Trade remedy action can be placed on subsidised imported goods that could affect New Zealand manufacturers.
This brochure contains an overview of the three trade remedies available in New Zealand.
Trade remedies can be placed on imported goods from countries that New Zealand has a trade agreement with.
This act provides for enquiries to be undertaken in sudden increases in imported goods by temporary authorities. It is under review, and is awaiting its second reading in Parliament.
This page provides answers to common questions about trade remedies available in New Zealand.
An A-Z glossary of terms used in discussions about trade remedies.
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