• Short Summary

    IN CASABLANCA, MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), THE BRITISH FREIGHTER "HEMISPHERE" BEGAN LOADING 50 SWEDISH-MADE VOLVO TRUCKS TO BE SHIPPED TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

  • Description

    IN CASABLANCA, MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), THE BRITISH FREIGHTER "HEMISPHERE" BEGAN LOADING 50 SWEDISH-MADE VOLVO TRUCKS TO BE SHIPPED TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. THE CONSIGNMENT IS THE FIRST OF SEVERAL HUNDRED TRUCKS TO BE EXPORTED TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA THIS YEAR, FROM ASSEMBLY PLANTS OPERATED IN CASABLANCA BY VOLVO AND THE FRENCH BERLIET COMPANY.

    ANOTHER 50-TRUCK CONSIGNMENT IS DUE TO BE LOADED ABOARD THE ITALIAN FREIGHTER "SANTA LUCIA" TODAY (SUNDAY). BOTH SHIPS ARE BOUND FOR SHANGHAI.

    THE SHIPMENTS FOLLOW THE VISIT TO MOROCCO EARLIER THIS MONTH OF THE PREMIER OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, CHOU EN LAI AND FOREIGN MINISTER, MARSHAL CHEN YI. THE TWO LEADERS HAD TALKS WITH MOROCCAN OFFICIALS AIMED AT INCREASING MOROCCAN EXPORTS TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND TOURED THE BERLIET ASSEMBLY PLANT ON THE LAST DAY OF THEIR VISIT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5W1F7X02M167VAZ8GUKZOHZI9
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W1F7X02M167VAZ8GUKZOHZI9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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