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Markets for New Zealand sheep meat, 2007

Markets for New Zealand sheep meat, 2007

This pie chart shows New Zealand’s markets for sheep meat exports in 2007, by tonnes. European Union countries were by far the biggest market. Assessed by both tonnage and value , the UK took the largest share, followed by Germany and France. Only 8% of the sheep meat produced in New Zealand is consumed locally.

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Source: Meat and Wool New Zealand Economic Service

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Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, 'Meat and wool - Marketing sheep meat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/19225/markets-for-new-zealand-sheep-meat-2007 (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Alistair Nicol and Caroline Saunders, published 24 Nov 2008