Kōrero: International economic relations

China wool purchase, 1987

China wool purchase, 1987

Communist China became an important purchaser of New Zealand wool in the 1980s. Liu Xiwen, a vice-minister in China’s foreign trade ministry, led a six-man team to New Zealand in 1987, a year in which China was New Zealand’s biggest customer for wool.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1981/3126/9
Photograph by Merv Griffiths

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

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/mi/photograph/24827/china-wool-purchase-1987 (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010