• Short Summary

    THREE CARGO SHIPS ARRIVED LAST WEEK IN THE PORT OF MATADI. THE BEL AIRES, THE?

  • Description

    THREE CARGO SHIPS ARRIVED LAST WEEK IN THE PORT OF MATADI. THE BEL AIRES, THE JORDAENS AND THE RUBENS WERE LOADED WITH A CARGO OF 8,329 TONS OF RICE, AND 6,379 TONS OF FLOUR - A GIFT FROM THE UNITED STATES TO CONGO KINSHASA.

    THIS SHIPMENT IS PART OF A TOTAL SHIPMENT OF 22,000 TONS OF FLOUR AND 15,000 TONS OF RICE WHICH THE US GOVERNMENT IS GIVING TO THE COUNTRY THROUGH THE NEGOTIATIONS OF THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

    UNDER THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT. THE LICENCE TO IMPORT THIS FLOUR AND RICE HAS BEEN GIVEN TO IMPORTERS RECOGNISED BY THE HIGH COMMISSION FOR PLANNING AND NATIONAL RECONSTRUCTION. THE SHIPMENTS ARE INTENDED TO MEET THE POPULATION'S IMMEDIATE NEEDS, AND ARE BEING PLACED ON THE MARKET AT REASONABLE PRICES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVATDSWTBZLICKNDFCVE0QLNTXG
    Media URN:
    VLVATDSWTBZLICKNDFCVE0QLNTXG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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