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    THE 12,611-TON SAKURA MARU, IS THE SIXTH JAPANESE FLOATING FAIR BOUND FOR 14 PORTS IN 12 COUNTRIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

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    THE 12,611-TON SAKURA MARU, IS THE SIXTH JAPANESE FLOATING FAIR BOUND FOR 14 PORTS IN 12 COUNTRIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. THE FAIR IS BEING PARTICIPATED BY 95 COMPANIES; THIS FIGURE INCLUDES TRADING FIRMS, MANUFACTURERS AND VARIOUS ORGANISATIONS. THE 11,000 ITEMS ON DISPLAY OCCUPY OVER 400 EXHIBITION BOOTHS.

    THE TRADESHIP SAILED OUT OF TOKYO TODAY (SATURDAY) AND HER FIRST PORT OF CALL IS KEELUNG IN TAIWAN THEN ONTO DJAKARTA, RANGOON, CHITTAGONG, COLOMBO, KARACHI, BOMBAY, CALCUTTA, PORT SWETTENHAM (MALAYA), SINGAPORE, BANGKOK, SAIGON, HONG KONG, MANILA NAHA AND KOBE.

    THE PRODUCTS ON DISPLAY RANGE FROM METALS AND INDUSTRIAL MACHINES TO ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AND WOMEN'S COSTUME JEWELLERY TO AUTOMOBILES. THEY ARE WORTH ABOUT GBP150-THOUSAND STERLING.

    THERE HAVE BEEN FIVE CRUISES THUS FAR. THE FIRST WAS TO NINE PORTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES IN 1956. IN 1958-59, A CRUISE TO SOUTH CENTRAL AMERICA WAS MADE, AND IN 1960-61 THE THIRD CRUISE WENT TO AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. IN 1962-63, THE FLOATING FAIR VISITED MIDDLE AND EAST ASIA AND VARIOUS AFRICAN COUNTRIES, AND LAST YEAR IT WENT TO EUROPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3TJ8WIPL364O6DGI650MC5E4R
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TJ8WIPL364O6DGI650MC5E4R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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