• Short Summary

    A RECORD AMOUNT OF GOODS HAS BEEN ON DISPLAY AT THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AUTUMN TRADE FAIR IN CANTON.

  • Description

    A RECORD AMOUNT OF GOODS HAS BEEN ON DISPLAY AT THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AUTUMN TRADE FAIR IN CANTON.

    FIRST FILM OF THE FAIR COMES FROM A RAI ITALIAN TELEVISION CREW AND WAS SHOWN ON ITALIAN TELEVISION. THE FAIR OPENED ON OCTOBER 15TH. SEVERAL THOUSAND FOREIGN BUSINESSMEN AND CHINESE FROM OUTSIDE THE REPUBLIC ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY.

    THE HONG KONG COMMUNIST NEWSPAPER NEW EVENING POST, REPORTED THAT AT THE CEREMONY CHEN YU, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE KWANGTUNG REVOLUTIONARY COMMITTEE, CONDEMNED THE UNITED STATES FOR 'BLOCKADING CHINA ECONOMICALLY, AND ENCIRCLING HER MILITARILY IN A VAIN ATTEMPT TO PLOT A CRIMINAL WAR OF AGGRESSION AGAINST CHINA.'
    AMONG THE MANY PRODUCTS ON SHOW AT THE FAIR -- WHICH IS CHINA'S MAIN COMMERCIAL CONTACT WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD -- WERE FARM EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING COMBINED HARVESTERS, AND SALOON CARS.

    IT WAS ALSO REPORTED BY THE NEW EVENING POST THAT JET FUEL WAS ON DISPLAY FOR THE FIRST TIME. THIS HAS BEEN REFINED FROM OIL FROM THE TACHING OILFIELD AND WAS ONE OF THE OILFIELD'S 164 EXHIBITS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA2RAMLPW88O9R4HD1B844OJ97
    Media URN:
    VLVAA2RAMLPW88O9R4HD1B844OJ97
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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