Kōrero: Overseas trade policy

Export destinations 1869 and 1919

Export destinations 1869 and 1919

In 1869 almost all of New Zealand’s exports went to the United Kingdom and Australia. Sixty years later in 1919 New Zealand's export  destinations had diversified a little, but a huge 82% of exports went to the United Kingdom.

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Sources: G. T. Bloomfield, New Zealand: a handbook of historical statistics. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1984, p. 292–293; Statistics New Zealand

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Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, 'Overseas trade policy - Early trade – 1840s to 1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/21971/export-destinations-1869-and-1919 (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, published 11 Mar 2010