• Short Summary

    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, U THANT, CALLED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR THE REBUILDING OF WORLD TRADE ON A MORE RATIONAL BASIS IN THE INTERESTS OF DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ALIKE.

  • Description

    THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL, U THANT, CALLED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR THE REBUILDING OF WORLD TRADE ON A MORE RATIONAL BASIS IN THE INTERESTS OF DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ALIKE. HE WAS ADDRESSING DELEGATES FROM ABOUT 130 COUNTRIES AT THE SECOND U.N. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE (UNCTAD) IN NEW DELHI, INDIA.

    U THANT SAID DEVELOPED COUNTRIES OFTEN FOUND THEMSELVES SHORT OF LABOUR AND EVEN OF CAPITAL, AND YET PROTECTED THE INEFFICIENT USE OF BOTH THESE RESOURCES IN SECTORS OF AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRY WHICH COULD BE MORE EFFICIENTLY SUPPLIED FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. BLAMING THIS PROTECTIONISM ON FEAR OF SHORT-TERM ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES, U THANT SAID LONG-TERM BENEFITS WERE THUS BEING SACRIFICED TO SHORT TERM EXPEDIENCY.

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL SAID...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA93U2NU4SME7MXC5DPM3CMPW3R
    Media URN:
    VLVA93U2NU4SME7MXC5DPM3CMPW3R
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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