• Short Summary

    GHANA'S INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR OPENS ON 1 FEBRUARY IN ACCRA. AT LEAST ONE MILLION VISITORS?

  • Description

    GHANA'S INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR OPENS ON 1 FEBRUARY IN ACCRA. AT LEAST ONE MILLION VISITORS ARE EXPECTED AT THE FAIR, THE LARGEST EVER HELD IN TROPICAL AFRICA.

    THE THEME OF THE FAIR IS "DEVELOPING AFRICA" AND ONE OF THE MAIN AIMS IS TO PROMOTE TRADE BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE REST OF THE WORLD. THIRTY-THREE GOVERNMENTS AND ABOUT 2,000 COMMERCIAL FIRMS, MOSTLY FOREIGN, WILL BE EXHIBITING. EAST GERMANY HAS THE BIGGEST SINGLE DISPLAY IN THE FAIR. OTHER GOVERNMENTS EXHIBITING INCLUDE LIBERIA, CONGO (KINSHASA), IVORY COAST, NIGERIA, MOROCCO, SENEGAL, DAHOMEY, NIGER, SIERRA, LEONE, TOGO, UPPER VOLTA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, THE UNITED STATES, BRITAIN, INDIA, ISRAEL, HOLLAND, LEBANON, ITALY, POLAND, SPAIN AND YUGOSLAVIA.

    OFFICIALS EXPECT ABOUT 20,000 FOREIGN BUSINESSMEN AND VISITORS TO ATTEND THE FAIR. SAID ONE OFFICIAL: "THE FAIRS IS NOT ONLY A SHOWCASE FOR GOODS, BUT ALSO A MEETING PLACE FOR BUSINESSMEN FROM AFRICA AND ABROAD TO LEARN ABOUT MARKETS, INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND TRADE POSSIBILITIES".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAVJQGVA92NCJJ9MOI8G1CC79U
    Media URN:
    VLVAAVJQGVA92NCJJ9MOI8G1CC79U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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