Story: International economic relations

Atlantic Union products stall, 1930 (1st of 2)

Atlantic Union products stall, 1930

The US Atlantic Union oil company, one of the offshoots of the massive Standard Oil Company, was prominent in the New Zealand market in the 1920s, when cars were first promoted and sold in large numbers. Soon after this trade fair was held in 1930, motor vehicle and petroleum sales fell sharply as the economic depression set in.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William Archer Price Collection (PAColl-3057)
Reference: 1/2-000283; G
Photograph by William Archer Price

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - The US and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010