• Short Summary

    TYPICAL OF FRANCE'S CURRENT CRISIS TOWNS IN THE FARMERS' WAR AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OVER LOW PRICES IS CHATEAU RENARD, WHERE THE MARKET STALLS TODAY (FRIDAY) SAGGED UNDER THE WEIGHT OF A GLUT OF TOMATOES, FRUIT AND EARLY VEGETABLES, THERE WERE NO WHOLESALE BUYERS - NOT EVEN FOR TOMATOES AT 0.25 FRANCS A KILO (LESS THAN TWO PENCE A POUND).

  • Description

    TYPICAL OF FRANCE'S CURRENT CRISIS TOWNS IN THE FARMERS' WAR AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OVER LOW PRICES IS CHATEAU RENARD, WHERE THE MARKET STALLS TODAY (FRIDAY) SAGGED UNDER THE WEIGHT OF A GLUT OF TOMATOES, FRUIT AND EARLY VEGETABLES, THERE WERE NO WHOLESALE BUYERS - NOT EVEN FOR TOMATOES AT 0.25 FRANCS A KILO (LESS THAN TWO PENCE A POUND).

    IN AVIGNON, WHERE THIS WEEK FARMERS TIPPED THEIR PRODUCE IN THE STREETS, A NATIONWIDE "DAY OF OBSTRUCTION" HAS BEEN CALLED. IN A BID TO EASE THE PROBLEM - ONE THAT CROPS UP EVERY YEAR - THE IMPORT OF SOME PRODUCE FROM ABROAD HAS BEE STOPPED. IN PARIS, THE LONG NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN THE FARMERS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS GO ON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA3DU9LDWL0TRN8LXZ9V83P5VH
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3DU9LDWL0TRN8LXZ9V83P5VH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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