• Short Summary

    MR.FREDERICK ERROLL, PRESIDENT OF BRITAIN'S BOARD OF TRADE, ARRIVED IN CAIRO ON SATURDAY ACCOMPANIED BY?

  • Description

    MR.FREDERICK ERROLL, PRESIDENT OF BRITAIN'S BOARD OF TRADE, ARRIVED IN CAIRO ON SATURDAY ACCOMPANIED BY THREE TRADE EXPERTS.THE GROUP WILL HAVE ECONOMIC TALKS ON AN OFFICIAL FOUR-DAY VISIT AIMED AT INCREASING TRADE BETWEEN BRITAIN AND THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    THE FIRST MEETING WAS WITH EL-SAYED AHMED ZENDO, UAR MINISTER OF ECONOMY, AND LATER THE BRITISH DELEGATION MET DR.ABDUL MONEIM EL-KAUSSUNY, MINISTER OF TREASURY.ATTENDING BOTH MEETINGS WITH THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICIALS WAS SIR HAROLD BEELY, THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR IN CAIRO.

    EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAVE FOR SOME TIME FELT THAT THE TRADE GAP BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WAS TOO GREAT.THEY HAVE POINTED OUT THAT WHEREAS EGYPT BOUGHT GBP25 MILLION OF BRITISH GOODS, BRITAIN ONLY TOOK GBP7 MILLION'S WORTH.THE CHANGE IN THE PATTERN OF BRITISH DEMAND HAS CAUSED THIS GAP, MR.ERROLL EXPLAINED, ADDING THAT BRITISH LARGE-SCALE PURCHASE OF VEGETABLES DURING THE COMING WEEKS WILL HELP THE SITUATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7WPJ9CPBZUKP3KW93D3P58JBB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WPJ9CPBZUKP3KW93D3P58JBB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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