The Anglo-French supersonic airliner Concorde flew in to Sao Paulo Wednesday (8 September), carrying the French Finance Minister Valery Giscaro d'Estaing to Thursday's opening ceremony of the French Exhibition in Brazil's major industrial city.
GV Concorde (2 shots)
LV Helicopter landing
SV Band playing
GV Officials arrive
SV & CU Official standing for French National An them (3 shots)
SV PAN Giscard d' Estaing, French Finance Minister: and Brazilian Finance Minister Delfin Netto
SV D' Estaing Netto pull ribbon to open exhibition
GV & TV D'Estaing Netto and officials tour exhibition (9 shots)
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Background: The Anglo-French supersonic airliner Concorde flew in to Sao Paulo Wednesday (8 September), carrying the French Finance Minister Valery Giscaro d'Estaing to Thursday's opening ceremony of the French Exhibition in Brazil's major industrial city.
The exhibition is the most important staged by France since the Moscow Exhibition ten years ago, and the largest display of French merchandise over mounted in Latin America.
It represents a major effort b france to increase its investment in and exports to this rapidly growing market of 95 million people.
SYNOPSIS: The Concorde supersonic airliner flew in to Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday, carrying French finance Minster Giscard d'Estaing to the French Exhibition in Brazil's major industrial city.
The exhibitions a major effort to ??? the rapidly-growing Brazilian market; at present france trails behind the United States, west Germany and Japan with only six per cent of present foreign investment in Brazil.
At the ceremonial opening of the exhibition Thursday, the french Finance Minister was accompanied by his Brazilian counter part, Senhor Delfin Netto. It's the most important exhibition France has staged f??? ten years, and the largest display of he merchandise ever mounted in Latin America
Nearly three hundred exhibitors are show products ranging from aircraft to generating plant; banking and other services are displayed alongside light engineering and chemical equipment. M Giscard d'Estaing said the exhibition was not interned as a prestige display of the most sophisticated products, but aim to show equipment and techniques answering to the real needs of Brazil. He said special credits for Brazilians wanting buy light industrial goods would be available for six months after the exhibition closed.