Pursuant to section 10H(2) of the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Act 1988 (“Act”), the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (“Minister”) gives the following notice.
Pursuant to section 10F of the Act, the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment completed an investigation step 2 into whether the imposition of an anti-dumping duty on the goods described in Schedule 1 of this notice, at the rates set out in Schedule 2, is in the public interest, and, pursuant to section 10G(4) of the Act, provided a report of the findings of the investigation step 2 to the Minister.
Pursuant to section 10H(1) of the Act, I have determined that imposing an anti-dumping duty on the goods described in Schedule 1 of this notice, at the rates set out in Schedule 2, is in the public interest, and hereby give notice of the imposition of the duty.
The provisional direction given under section 16(1) of the Act on 25 August 2020 ceases to have effect from the date of the determination now made pursuant to section 10H(1) of the Act.
Goods Subject to Investigation
Country of Origin
Description of Goods
Galvanised steel wire of high, medium and low tensile strength between (and including) 2mm and 4.5mm in diameter, excluding armouring wire.
The subject goods also exclude galvanised wire covered with PVC (polyvinyl chloride).
The goods are currently classified under the following tariff items ex 7217.20.10 and ex 7217.20.90 of the Tariff of New Zealand, which classification is provided for convenience and Customs purposes only, the written description being dispositive.
Amount of Anti-dumping Duty
The rates of anti-dumping duty are the rates listed below, calculated as a percentage of the declared New Zealand Customs value for duty of the subject goods.
|Chinese Supplier||Ad valorem duty rate|
|Beijing Steels Metal Co Ltd||24%|
|Dingzhou Five-Star Metal Wire Mesh Manufactury||36%|
|Hebei Longsheng Metals and Minerals Co Ltd||30%|
|Hebei Metals and Minerals Import and Export Corp||29%|
|Tianjin Huayuan Times Metal Products Co Ltd||27%|
|All other suppliers||0%|
Dated at Wellington this 11th day of March 2021.
Hon Dr DAVID CLARK, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Note: A copy of the non-confidential version of the Step 2 Final Report is available on the website of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: https://www.mbie.govt.nz/business-and-employment/business/trade-and-tariffs/trade-remedies/trade-remedy-investigations/.