Story: International economic relations

Prime Minister David Lange with the Emir of Bahrain, 1985

Prime Minister David Lange with the Emir of Bahrain, 1985

Oil-rich Arab states started to buy New Zealand produce in volume in the late 1970s and through the 1980s. Visits such as this by the Emir of Bahrain helped cement the trade.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Socialist bloc, the Middle East and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24828/prime-minister-david-lange-with-the-emir-of-bahrain-1985 (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010