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.

  • 29Queries received in May 2024
  • 23Queries closed in May 2024
  • 7.2 hoursAverage time taken to receive a reply in May 2024
  • 3 daysAverage time taken for queries to be fully resolved in May 2024

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