Japanese exporters badly hit by the current economic shake-up in the Unite States, have already been searching for new outlets.
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Background: Japanese exporters badly hit by the current economic shake-up in the Unite States, have already been searching for new outlets. In Moscow, the Soviet people have ben getting a closes look at products of the Japanese motor industry during a major exhibition. In July, shortly before the exhibition opened, it was announced in Moscow that Japan was the Soviet Union's biggest trading partner amongst capitalist countries. A record trading account of a thousand-million roubles is envisaged between the two countries by 1975.
SYNOPSIS: The famous Japanese motor industry got??? pride of place in a major exhibition recently mounted in Moscow. With the current economic squeeze in the United States, the Japanese have been quick off the mark in seeking to improve alternative markets. International displays are regularly hold at Moscow's Sokelniki Park, and this time its pavilions had been put at the disposal of the Japanese.
Japanese motor-cycles already have a world-wide reputation. The famous Honda firm was one of thirty-seven Japanese enterprises exhibiting at the park.
Car tape-recorders, stereo sets and radios were among the luxury goods on display. Altogether, Japan is planning to stage eleven specialised exhibitions in the Soviet Union this year -- and the motor show is the largest of them. It was announced in Moscow during the course of the show that several new contracts had been concluded as a result of the exhibition.
In July, shortly before the exhibition opened, it was announced in Moscow that Japan is currently the Soviet Union's biggest trading partner among capital countries. Under a newly initialled agreement, a record trading account of a thousand-million roubles is envisaged by 1975. The Japanese have also noted the Soviet five-year plan for stepping up development of its own motor industry, and have expressed interest in commercial co-operation in this field.