Trade Barriers NZ

If you've got an issue exporting to an offshore market, we are here to help. You can register a trade barrier using the form below or by using the telephone on the right. There is no wrong door. Your enquiry will be sent to the government agency best placed to answer it.

 

You can find Questions and Answers from the recent Russia/Ukraine Exporter Webinar (18 March 2022) here.

  • 38Queries received January 2023
  • 28Queries closed in January 2023

* Queries closed exceeds new queries received because some of the queries closed were initially received in preceding months.

What is a trade barrier?

A trade barrier is any measure put in place by an overseas government that makes it slow, costly or difficult to export to a particular market. A list of common trade barriers that our exporters have encountered can be found here.

Common trade barriers