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Provisional Direction: Galvanised Wire From China

Pursuant to section 16(1) of the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Act 1988 (“Act”), I hereby give notice that, on the basis of the information made available and analysed during the investigation to date, I have reasonable cause to believe, in relation to the importation of the goods specified in the First Schedule to this notice (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), that:

  1. the subject goods are being dumped;
  2. by reason thereof, material injury to the New Zealand industry has been and is being caused; and
  3. that action, under section 16 of the Act, is necessary to prevent material injury being caused during the period of investigation.

Pursuant to section 16(1) of the Act, I hereby give notice of a provisional direction that payment of the rate of anti-dumping duty set out in the Second Schedule to this notice, in respect of the subject goods, shall be secured in accordance with sections 240 and 241 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018.

First Schedule

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 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.

Second Schedule

Rate of Anti-dumping Duty to be Secured

The rate of anti-dumping duty to be secured in respect of the subject goods, other than galvanised wire covered with PVC (polyvinyl chloride), imported or intended to be imported into New Zealand shall be the rate 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


Bekaert (Qingdao) Wire Products Ltd


Dingzhou Five-Star Metal Wire Mesh Manufactury


Hebei Longsheng Metals and Minerals Co Ltd


Hebei Metals and Minerals Import and Export Corp


Tinajin Bluekin Industries Ltd or Ocean King Industries Ltd


Tianjin Huayuan Times Metal Products Co Ltd


All other suppliers


Dated at Wellington this 25th day of August 2020.

Hon KRIS FAAFOI, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

Note: A copy of the non-confidential version of the provisional measures report is available on the website of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: