• Short Summary

    A MONTH-LONG COURSE ON COMMERCIAL POLICY AND FOREIGN TRADE, ORGANISED FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES IN AFRICA, WAS OPENED IN LAGOS, THE CAPITAL OF NIGERIA, LAST THURSDAY.

  • Description

    A MONTH-LONG COURSE ON COMMERCIAL POLICY AND FOREIGN TRADE, ORGANISED FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES IN AFRICA, WAS OPENED IN LAGOS, THE CAPITAL OF NIGERIA, LAST THURSDAY.

    GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FROM SEVEN NATIONS - ETHIOPIA, GHANA, KENYA, MALAWI, NIGERIA, SOMALIA AND TANZANIA - ARE ATTENDING. THE MEETING HAS BEEN ORGANISED BY THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE (GATT) IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA (UNECA).

    THE PURPOSE OF THE COURSE IS TO FAMILIARISE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WITH THE COMMERCIAL POLICY AND FOREIGN TRADING PROBLEMS WHICH HAVE TO BE FACED BY DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

    THE COURSE INCLUDED LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS ON FOREIGN TRADE AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE RELATIONS, AND FIELD STUDIES - VISITS TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS.

    IT IS THE TENTH SUCH COURSE HELD, AND IS BEING DIRECTED BY MR JEAN ROYER, FORMER DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF GATT, AND AN INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT ON MATTERS OF TRADE.

    SIMILAR COURSES HAVE BEEN ARRANGED FOR DELEGATES FROM FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICAN NATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9SEUJW6YAAKS5T9BA2C163PSD
    Media URN:
    VLVA9SEUJW6YAAKS5T9BA2C163PSD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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