Story: International economic relations

New Zealand–Japan trade, 1960–2003

The significance of Japan in New Zealand’s trade soared in the 1960s, 1970s and early to mid-1980s, only to wane thereafter, a result of the sluggishness of Japan’s economy, the greater importance of Australia to New Zealand and the rise of the East Asian economies.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Japan and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/24825/new-zealand-japan-trade-1960-2003 (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010