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.
  • 51Queries received in October 2021
  • 43Queries resolved in October 2021

* Some queries resolved were received prior to the current month. For this reason queries resolved can be larger than queries received.

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