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    During his visit to the People's Republic of China, Emperor Haile Selassie witnessed the signing of two trade agreements which will improve trade between the two countries.

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    During his visit to the People's Republic of China, Emperor Haile Selassie witnessed the signing of two trade agreements which will improve trade between the two countries. the Emperor and the Ethiopian delegation attended the autumn Export Commodities Fair at Kwangchow to select items which will have a market in Ethiopia. the two agreements, one technical, the other economic, will improve the balance of trade between the two nations which tilts in favour of China at present. Under the economic agreement China will buy more coffee and other Ethiopian commodities.

    SYNOPSIS: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia received another enthusiastic reception when he visited the autumn Export Commodities Fair at Kwangchow in the People's Republic of China. The Ethiopian leader's visit came soon after the signing of two agreements one economic and the other technical, between his country and China. Under the terms of the economic agreement China will buy more goods from Ethiopia to improve the present situation which gave the African nation a trade deficit of some 670,000 sterling (about one and a half million dollars) last year.

    The Emperor and his delegation inspected a number of exhibits at the Fair and decided which ones would be marketable in Ethiopia. The Commodities Fair is held twice a year, once in Spring and the other in Autumn. The present autumn fair is the 30th.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RXVWWTGKKH9A8YS3KRWXYNRK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RXVWWTGKKH9A8YS3KRWXYNRK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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