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Question NeXT computers never sold outside the US?

NeXT computer systems by American NeXT, Inc. was made about 50,000 units between 1988 and 1993.
Just wondering was them never sold outside the United States? At least they have never been in Finland.
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They were acquired by Apple, it was Steve Jobs's company.. beyond some famous users it didn't really do so well commercially in the US. I don't think they gave it a chance in other markets.
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I interviewed as a systems engineer here in town back then. They didn't hire me but SGI did.
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The Wiki points to Canon being their distributor in Japan, but of what, it didn't say, though it mentioned Canon marketing their own Next platforms there. Those were based on different hardware.
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NeXT computer systems by American NeXT, Inc. was made about 50,000 units between 1988 and 1993.
Just wondering was them never sold outside the United States? At least they have never been in Finland.
My friend had a NeXT in Belgrade Serbia around 1991 It paid if I recall correctly $10 000. Yes, I know it was stupid. That what we told him. At that time I used Micro VAX 3100 happily running True64 Unix.
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