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New Zealand's trade with Africa

New Zealand's trade with Africa

Trade between African countries and New Zealand has grown substantially since 1990, when it involved only four nations – South Africa, Egypt, Morocco and Algeria – and was worth more than $100 million in Algeria alone. In 2009 trade was taking place with 14 African nations, and was worth $100 million or more with Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, South Africa, Madagascar and Nigeria. Goods traded included salt, cocoa, coffee and paper bought by New Zealand, and dairy products bought by African nations.

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Megan Cook, 'Africa and New Zealand - Africa and New Zealand in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/35899/new-zealands-trade-with-africa (accessed 29 January 2020)

Story by Megan Cook, published 20 Jun 2012