Story: Prices and inflation

Made in China

Made in China

Glenn Carpenter poses in New Zealand’s men clothing from 2005 and 1970. The 1970s clothes were all made in New Zealand but the 2005 items were made in China and Fiji. This lowered the price of clothes to New Zealand buyers because the clothes could be made more cheaply than in New Zealand.

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Adolf Stroombergen, 'Prices and inflation - Controlling inflation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Adolf Stroombergen, published 11 Mar 2010