Nearing the end of a week-long visit to Italy, a ten-man trade delegation from the People's Republic of China visited two large industrial plants, of the Breda Group, in Milan on Wednesday (3 November).
GV Entrance to Breda factory drive
MV & CV PAN, Chinese delegation walking across factory compound (2 shots)
GV Interior, group tours plant (ship motors) (3 shots)
CV Pai Hsiang-Kuo
GV Group led past machinery
CV Mr Pai watching work
SCV Italian official in conversation, through translator
CV Delegation looks at MEL equipment for metal control
MV Group puts on helmets
GV Group enters nuclear factory building
MV Welders at work on structures
CV Mr. Pai
GV Group hears explanation of work
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Background: Nearing the end of a week-long visit to Italy, a ten-man trade delegation from the People's Republic of China visited two large industrial plants, of the Breda Group, in Milan on Wednesday (3 November). The delegation showed special interest in a factory where nuclear arms are manufactured. Foreign Trade Minister....Pai Hsiang-Kuo.... who leads the delegation, signed a new trade agreement with his Italian counterpart in Rome last week, and since then the visitors have made a comprehensive tour of Italy's major industrial zones.
SYNOPSIS: The entrance to the Breda Group's industrial complex on the outskirts of Milan, where a visiting ten-member trade delegation from the People's Republic of China arrived on Wednesday in the course of an extensive tour of Italy's major industrial zones.
The delegation, which is nearing the end of a week-long visit to Italy, saw first the Breda factory which produces ship motors. Leader of the visitors is Pai Hsiang-Kuo, Peking's Minister of Foreign Trade.
Last week in Rome Mr. Pai and his Italian counterpart, signor Mario Zagari, signed a new trade agreement between the two countries which is to be renewable annually and gives both sides "most favoured nation" preferences.
A highlight of Wednesday's Milan visit was a tour through a plant producing nuclear armaments.
Explanations of the wok being undertaken was conveyed through translators.