• Short Summary

    THE AUSTRALIAN TRADE SHIP "CENTAUR" - THE BIGGEST OF ITS KIND EVER TO BE SENT ABROAD BY AUSTRALIA--RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM THE BANGKOK PUBLIC AND BUSINESSMEN ON HER ARRIVAL ON MARCH 24 FOR A THREE-DAY VISIT.

  • Description

    THE AUSTRALIAN TRADE SHIP "CENTAUR" - THE BIGGEST OF ITS KIND EVER TO BE SENT ABROAD BY AUSTRALIA--RECEIVED A WARM WELCOME FROM THE BANGKOK PUBLIC AND BUSINESSMEN ON HER ARRIVAL ON MARCH 24 FOR A THREE-DAY VISIT.

    THE EXHIBITION, WHICH OCCUPIES FIVE DECKS, WAS VISITED BY A LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE. OVER 400 EXHIBITS ARE ABOARD TO SHOW NEW SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENTS MADE BY AUSTRALIA IN THE FIELDS OF ELECTRONIC APPARATUS TO FASHION AND SPORTING GOODS.

    ADDRESSING THE PRESS ON BOARD, SIR FRANK LEDGER, LEADER OF THE TRADE MISSION, GAVE A GENERAL PICTURE OF AUSTRALIAN TRADE RELATIONS WITH OUTSIDE COUNTRIES WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON TRADE WITH THAILAND.

    AT FASHION TIME, LEADING BUYERS FROM RETAIL FASHION HOUSES AND IMPORTERS, WERE AMONG THE HUNDREDS OF SPECTATORS WHO CROWDED THE SPORTS DECK.

    SEVERAL THAI MODELS WERE HIRED TO MODEL A WIDE RANGE OF AUSTRALIAN WOOL GARMENTS AND SYNTHETIC FIBRE CLOTHES, INCLUDING SWIMSUITS AND CASUAL SPORTSWEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9EWJUXS1EI89NCE3M3JGSE99T
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EWJUXS1EI89NCE3M3JGSE99T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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