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.
In June 2014, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released an initial discussion paper titled Introducing a Bounded Public Interest test into the New Zealand Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties Regime.
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 is a guide for New Zealand producers who believe that, because of extraordinary or unforeseen developments, short term measures are required to remedy serious injury caused or threatened by a sudden surge in imported goods.
Trade remedies can be placed on imported goods from countries that New Zealand has a trade agreement with.
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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