Kōrero: Deer and deer farming

Velvet exports, 1991–2007

Velvet exports, 1991–2007

After very low initial exports of deer velvet, the value increased sharply and remained at a high level from 1992–96, then settled to a more stable lower level. New Zealand is one of the major suppliers of velvet to the world market, and 90% of exports go to South Korea and Hong Kong.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Velvet antler production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/16080/velvet-exports-1991-2007 (accessed 17 September 2019)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008