Exporting agricultural chemicals

New Zealand exports agricultural chemicals for plants, ranging from herbicides to plant regulators. MPI's role is to help exporters meet the requirements of overseas markets.

Your step-by-step guide to exporting agricultural chemicals.
Visit the Growsafe website to find out about training in the safe handling of agricultural chemicals.

Exporter responsibilities

When exporting agricultural chemicals from New Zealand you're responsible for:

  • meeting the manufacturing and marketing requirements of the destination country
  • reporting to MPI if your products become unfit for their intended use
  • keeping the right records.

Fees and charges may apply.

Who to contact

If you need to contact MPI about exporting agricultural chemicals, email approvals@mpi.govt.nz.

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