Story: International economic relations

Visit of Aki Maru, Japanese floating fair, 1960 (1st of 2)

Visit of Aki Maru, Japanese floating fair, 1960

Japanese business was eager to export in the late 1950s and 1960s. The exhibits on display when this floating fair visited Wellington in 1960 foreshadowed the product range that would make Japan the source of 10% of New Zealand’s imports by 1970.

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Japan and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24820/visit-of-aki-maru-japanese-floating-fair-1960 (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010