• Short Summary

    NIGERIA'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR - ONE OF THE BIGGEST EVER HELD IN AFRICA - WAS OPENED IN LAGOS ON SATURDAY BY DR.

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    NIGERIA'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR - ONE OF THE BIGGEST EVER HELD IN AFRICA - WAS OPENED IN LAGOS ON SATURDAY BY DR. AZIKIWE, THE NIGERIAN GOVERNOR-GENERAL. OVER 3,000 FIRMS FROM 44 NATIONS ARE EXHIBITING.

    AIM OF THE FAIR IS TO BRING TOGETHER BUYERS AND SELLERS OF PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURED GOODS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE. NIGERIA IS KEEN TO FIND NEW MARKETS FOR HER PRODUCTS, EXTRA SOURCES OF SUPPLY FOR HER IMPORTS AND INVESTORS TO HELP WITH HER DEVELOPMENT PLANS.

    RUSSIA HAS THE BIGGEST OF THE OVERSEAS PAVILIONS WITH EXHIBITS BY STATE ENTERPRISES OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT DOWN TO HOUSEHOLD CONSUMER GOODS. THE OTHER EAST EUROPEAN EXHIBITORS - RUMANIA, BULGARIA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND YUGOSLAVIA - COMPETE ON SIMILAR LINES.

    THE BRITISH PAVILION STRESSES THE MUTUAL ADVANTAGES OF TRADE AND CO-OPERATION BETWEEN NIGERIA AND BRITAIN - THE HOST COUNTRY'S BIGGEST TRADE CUSTOMER.

    THE UNITED STATES PAVILION, A GEODETIC DOME STRUCTURE, HAS THE THEME: "NEW SKILLS, NEW TOOLS, NEW MARKETS". HOLLAND, BELGIUM, CANADA AND WEST GERMANY, ALSO HAVE EXTENSIVE DISPLAYS. THE FAIR CONTINUES UNTIL NOVEMBER 18.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA49VB3AOLJE51X1M3NZBC4ZB9P
    Media URN:
    VLVA49VB3AOLJE51X1M3NZBC4ZB9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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