• Short Summary

    EARLIER THIS WEEK, WEST GERMANY AND THE IVORY COAST SIGNED THE PROTOCOL RELATING TO THE GERMAN PART OF THE LOAN INTENDED FOR BUILDING THE NEW PORT OF SAN PEDRO.

  • Description

    EARLIER THIS WEEK, WEST GERMANY AND THE IVORY COAST SIGNED THE PROTOCOL RELATING TO THE GERMAN PART OF THE LOAN INTENDED FOR BUILDING THE NEW PORT OF SAN PEDRO.

    THIS MAJOR PROJECT, WHICH IS TO PROVIDE A LARGE TRADING PORT IN A TOTALLY UNDEVELOPED AREA, IS EXPECTED TO TAKE THE THREE YEAR TO COMPLETE.

    SAN PEDRO - ABOUT 250 MILES (400 KM) FROM ABIDJAN, WILL PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE IVORY COAST'S TIMBER EXPORT AND WILL HANDLE A LARGE VOLUME OF GENERAL TRADE.

    WEST GERMANY'S LOAN WILL AMOUNT TO 25 MILLION DM (APPROX 2 1/2 MILLION); FURTHER LOANS FOR THE SAN PEDRO PROJECT WILL COME FROM FRANCE AND ITALY.

    THE PROTOCOL WAS SIGNED BY THE GERMAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRES, DR. FIEDLER AND THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OF THE IVORY COAST, M. KONAN BEDIE. THE FINAL LOAN AGREEMENT WILL BE SIGNED IN FRANKFURT IN JULY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA20E7ROY9T2SU4WGZTFWQ6XCRF
    Media URN:
    VLVA20E7ROY9T2SU4WGZTFWQ6XCRF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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