Trade and tariffs
We hold responsibilities relating to trade, including technical barriers to trade, import tariffs, trade remedies, competition, intellectual property and government procurement.
This work makes it easier for New Zealand exporters to trade with other countries, maintains fair market competition, and ensures that products imported into New Zealand are safe.
In this section
This page provides information on tariffs in New Zealand including tariff concessions, tariff reviews and the harmonised system nomenclature.
This page provides information about trade barriers and how they arise and where to go for help with trade barriers that are making it difficult to export to a particular market.
Trade agreements and closer economic partnerships are an important part of New Zealand's international trade policy.
New Zealand has 3 types of trade remedy action to deal with dumped or subsidised imported goods that could injure New Zealand manufacturers.
The OECD produces voluntary guidelines and recommendations on responsible, sustainable multi-national business conduct.