Story: Overseas trade policy

Two-faced policy

Two-faced policy

This 1971 cartoon exposes New Zealand’s contradictory trade policy stance. New Zealand wanted protection of its export quota to the UK, but was critical of the US reducing its quota for New Zealand lamb. This two-faced policy only ended in the early 1980s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-134-106
Cartoon by Nevile Lodge

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Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, 'Overseas trade policy - New Zealand, Britain and the EEC', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/21983/two-faced-policy (accessed 27 September 2020)

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