28 March 2020 – Tariffs removed on all medical and hygiene imports needed for the COVID-19 response

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Finance, Manufacturing and Industry
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi

Overview: Tariffs removed on all medical and hygiene imports needed for the COVID-19 response, such as diagnostic reagents and testing kits.
Full details here: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/tariff-concessions-covid-19-related-products

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government