From 1 July 2017, all applications and approvals for tariff concessions can be found on the New Zealand Customs Service website.

Amendments and withdrawals are published in the principal edition of the Gazette on Thursdays. These notices can be found under the Tariff Act.

Notice Type
Customs
Notice Title

Tariff Concession (Advertisement) Notice No. 2017/22

Applications Advertised for Objection

Closing Date for Objections 11 July 2017

  1. Notice is hereby given that the following applications have been made in respect of the goods advertised in the Schedule to this notice. Any person wishing to lodge an objection should do so in writing, to the New Zealand Customs Service (attention: Valuation, Origin and Classification section), PO Box 29, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, email: voc@customs.govt.nz, before 11 July 2017. All submissions should include:
    1. the Tariff Concession (Advertisement) Notice number;
    2. the Tariff item; and
    3. reference number.
  2. All submissions from local New Zealand manufacturers should include:
    1. the range of suitable alternative goods made locally in New Zealand;
    2. the grounds on which objection is made (including reasons why the locally produced or manufactured good is a suitable alternative);
    3. present and potential output;
    4. details of factory cost in terms of materials, labour, overheads, including the proportion of domestic and imported content.
  3. Where further information is required in order to make a submission an objector should contact the applicant in writing and refer a copy of the enquiry to the New Zealand Customs Service quoting the details in paragraph 1 above.

 

SCHEDULE

Tariff
Item

Proposed Tariff Concession

Name and Address
of Applicant

Part
2
Ref.

Appn
Ref.
No.

*Category
of
Appn

51.07

Worsted yarns

Bruce Smith Limited
159 Hurstmere Road
Takapuna
Auckland 0622

99

310719B

IM

6005.36.19

Warp knitted polyester geotextile

Cirtex Industries Limited
16 Queen Street
Kopu
Thames 3578

99

310729K

A

Category of Application:

A
CE
IM
MS
RUC
S
SMI
SS
M
W
+











General Approval
Capital Equipment
Inputs to Manufacturing – Inability to Supply
Manufacturers’ Samples
Revocation of Unused Concession
Shortfall of Other Than Manufacturing Inputs
Shortfall of Manufacturing Inputs
Special Situation
Modification of Existing Concession
Withdrawal of Concession
Denotes amendment or addition

 

Dated at Auckland this 22nd day of June 2017.

SIMON van WEEGHEL, New Zealand Customs Service.