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    The 1965 Spring Chinese Export Commodities Fair opened in Canton on April 15th.

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    Background: The 1965 Spring Chinese Export Commodities Fair opened in Canton on April 15th.

    Businessmen from scores of countries and regions, overseas Chinese and more than a thousand representatives of business and commercial circles in Hongkong and Macao visited the fair on the opening day.

    The fair features more than 20 thousand products. More than 4 thousand of them are on display for the first time.

    The machine section features a 20-ton vertical lathe 3 metres high with a capacity of processing metal materials 1.6 metre in diametre; universal tool grinding machines, universal knee-type milling machines and a 75 inch reed weaving machine.

    Here are some of the best wines produced in China which are highly reputed both at home and abroad.

    .....and a variety of traditional artcrafts.

    Half of the cotton prints, woollen and silk fabrics and synthetic fibres displays are new products.

    Many trade contracts concluded on the first day.

    The Canton fair is expected to continue for a month.

    ON the evening of April 15th, a big reception was held in a brand new hotel in Canton.

    Lu Hsu-chung, Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade was present at the reception.

    The reception was addressed by Wei Chin-fei, Chairman of the fair, who extended a hearty welcome to the business and tradesmen from all parts of the world.

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