• Short Summary

    Eighteen months after its declaration of independence, Rhodesia is staging the Central Africa International Trade Fair in Bulawayo, with the objective of demonstrating that, despite trade sanctions imposed by Britain and some other nations, the country is still economically healthy.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Fair
    0.04

    2.
    LV Fair different angle
    0.09

    3.
    MV Discplough exhibit
    0.12

    4.
    MV Agricultural impliments (2 shots)
    0.20

    5.
    CV Sign "Manufactured in Independent Rhodesia" PAN TO exhibits
    0.27

    6.
    MLV Gas appliance exhibit
    0.30

    7.
    GV Exhibits
    0.35

    8.
    CV Sign "Dunlop Rhodesia"
    0.36

    9.
    MLV Fashion parade
    0.40

    10.
    MCV Model in mini-skirt
    0.46

    11.
    MV Crowd
    0.49

    12.
    MV Model wearing shift dress
    0.57

    13.
    MV Crowd applauding
    0.59

    14.
    CV Flag TILT DOWN to sign "Made in Rhodesia for Export"
    1.08

    15.
    LV Fort Victoria stand
    1.13

    16.
    MLV South African stand
    1.18

    17.
    MLV Datsun stand
    1.23

    18.
    MV Datsun cars
    1.28

    19.
    LV Portuguese stand (2 shots)
    1.36



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Eighteen months after its declaration of independence, Rhodesia is staging the Central Africa International Trade Fair in Bulawayo, with the objective of demonstrating that, despite trade sanctions imposed by Britain and some other nations, the country is still economically healthy.

    Twenty-five new Rhodesian industries are participating in this year's show, and the Fair is a shop window for a large range of goods which are now being manufactured in Rhodesia, as sanctions hit both imports and exports. Much of the business previously done with Britain, for example, seems now to have been taken over by South African and Portuguese companies.

    And highlighted at the Fair are a range of Japanese cars which are being imported into Rhodesia in place of British vehicles.

    Throughout the exhibition, numerous placards carry the slogan "Made in Rhodesia for Export" and "Manufactured in Independent Rhodesia".

    The British stand at the permanent fair site in Bulawayo remains empty.

    More than 150,000 people are expected to visit the Trade Fair, which the Fair President, Sir Frederick Crawford recently declared, was to show that "Rhodesia is winning".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC26V6BRZ3BVVKGYSNDFU9FNER
    Media URN:
    VLVAC26V6BRZ3BVVKGYSNDFU9FNER
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1967
    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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