• Short Summary

    THE 54TH PARIS TRADE FAIR OPENED TODAY (WEDNESDAY). THIRTY-SEVEN FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE REPRESENTED AMONG THE?

  • Description

    THE 54TH PARIS TRADE FAIR OPENED TODAY (WEDNESDAY). THIRTY-SEVEN FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE REPRESENTED AMONG THE TWELVE THOUSAND INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS. THE LARGEST SINGLE PAVILION HOUSES THE EXHIBITS FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA - MAKING HER FIRST APPEARANCE AT THIS FAIR.

    THE EXHIBIT FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA COMPRISES MORE THAN SIX THOUSAND ARTICLES. OF GREATEST INTEREST TO VISITORS ARE THE HUGE WORKING MODELS, WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO DEMONSTRATE INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC. TRADITIONAL CHINESE ARTS - SUCH AS POTTERY AND WORK IN JADE ARE ALSO AMONG THE EXHIBITS. A NEW CHINESE CAR KNOWN AS THE "DRAPEAU ROUGE" HAS ATTRACTED A LOT OF ATTENTION DURING THE FIRST DAY.

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA HAS PLACED THE EMPHASIS UPON ITS GLASS WARE AND JEWELLERY, WHILE YUGOSLAVIA HAS A DISPLAY OF FASHION.

    WEST GERMANY IS ONE OF THE LARGER EXHIBITORS AT THE FAIR. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS ARE AMONG THE ITEMS ON SHOW.

    ITALY IS DISPLAYING A RANGE OF UNDERSEA DIVING EQUIPMENT. UNDERSEA DIVING, MADE POPULAR THROUGH THE WORK OF HANS HASS AND THE COSTEAU FAMILY, IS FAST BECOMING A FAVOURITE PASTIME AMONG HOLIDAYMAKERS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE ITALIAN INDUSTRY IS DISCOVERING A GROWING DEMAND FOR THIS TYPE OF EQUIPMENT.

    ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT DOMINATES THE POLISH PAVILION - AND THERE IS PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON RADIO SETS.

    THE JAPANESE PAVILION HOUSES A DISPLAY OF CAMERAS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT - THE FAME OF WHICH HAS SPREAD RAPIDLY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IN RECENT YEARS.

    IN THE PAVILION OF THE U.S.S.R. IS A LARGE POSTER SHOWING SOME OF THE RUSSIAN COSMONAUTS. THE MAIN EXHIBITS HERE CONCENTRATE ON HEAVY INDUSTRY.

    THE NORTH AFRICAN COUNTRIES OF MOROCCO AND ALGERIA ARE REPRESENTED BY DISPLAYS SHOWING ASPECTS OF LIFE THAT HAVE BECOME ALMOST TYPICAL. FROM MOROCCO THERE ARE FABRICS, AND EXOTIC LOOKING CLOTHING. ALGERIA HAS CONCENTRATED ON ITS FRUIT INDUSTRY.

    THE CONGOLESE TOURIST INDUSTRY IS THE MAIN ASPECT OF THE STAND FROM THE CONGOLESE REPUBLIC - AND PAKISTAN IS DISPLAYING A SELECTION OF RUGS.

    WITH A WIDE RANGE OF GOODS ON DISPLAY, THE PARIS TRADE FAIR IS EXPECTED TO ATTRACT MANY VISITORS BEFORE IT CLOSES ON MAY 31.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADHERFAQMKTPMKMZAWGFSDO0D9
    Media URN:
    VLVADHERFAQMKTPMKMZAWGFSDO0D9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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