• Short Summary

    THE GHANA INTERNATIONAL TRADE AIR, WHICH OPENED IN ACCRA ON WEDNESDAY (FEBRUARY 1, 1967) HAS ATTRACTED SOME 2,000 EXHIBITORS FROM 33 COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    THE GHANA INTERNATIONAL TRADE AIR, WHICH OPENED IN ACCRA ON WEDNESDAY (FEBRUARY 1, 1967) HAS ATTRACTED SOME 2,000 EXHIBITORS FROM 33 COUNTRIES. THE FAIR IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ABOUT GBP2,500,000 IN FOREIGN EXCHANGE.

    PROMINENT AMONG THE EXHIBITS IN THE FASHION SHOW WERE EMPIRE LINE DRESSES MADE FROM THE LOCALLY-PRODUCED KENTE CLOTH.

    THE RURAL HEALTH SERVICES TEAM MANNING THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STAND GAVE INJECTIONS AGAINST SMALLPOX AND MEASLES TO MORE THAN 5,000 PEOPLE ON THE FIRST THREE DAYS OF THE SHOW.

    THE FAIR, WHICH COST GBP3 MILLION TO PRODUCE, CLOSES ON SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 19, 1967).

    ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR STANDS WAS THAT OF THE GHANA STATE PUBLISHING COMPANY WHICH HAS A LARGE RANGE OF PUBLICATIONS, RANGING FROM SCHOOL TEXTBOOKS TO GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS.

    ANOTHER POPULAR BOOKSTAND WAS THAT OF THE MOXON PAPERBACK COMPANY. IT IS ATTRACTING ABOUT 2,000 VISITORS A DAY THE COMPANY WAS ESTABLISHED BY A RETIRED CIVIL SERVANT, MR. JAMES MOXON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADWC8TND4XXFX06M95KGAL1GXJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADWC8TND4XXFX06M95KGAL1GXJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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