Anti-dumping consumer welfare test unfair to NZ businesses, lobby group says

Fri, 28 Aug 2015

By Joshua Riddiford Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The government’s plans to introduce a consumer welfare test to anti-dumping laws will put local firms at a disadvantage to their foreign counterparts, according to Business New Zealand. Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith yesterday announced plans to write a test into legislation to weigh up the impact dumped goods have on a manufacturer against the wider effects on industries and consumers, before duties are imposed. Business NZ executive director of manufacturing Catherin...

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