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Machinery and equipment sales to the Philippines



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DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY 6 - A115T RAI. IA .I `TELEPHONE 614111 CANBERRA, A.C.T.

FOR PRESS

MACHINERY AND EQUIPIIZENT SATES TO THE PHILIPPINES

Australian machinery and equipment worth about

$40,000 was sold within a few hours of the opening of the Australian Trade Display in Manila yesterday.

Fifty-nine Australian manufacturers are represented at the display. It will continue until February 28th inside a 22,000 sq. ft. pavilion specially erected in Makati Commercial

Centre.

In opening the display, the Republic's Vice-President, Fernanda Lopez, said excellent opportunities existed for open-ing new prospects for commercial relations between Australia and the Philippines. Vice-President Lopez praised Australian businessmen and the Department of Trade and Industry for their

initiative in arranging the display.

The Vice-President said: "This is a positive step to further cement the bonds of friendship and foster better trade relations between Australia and the Philippines".

The Vice-Presidential party was welcomed by the Australian Ambassador to the Philippines, Mr. Francis Stuart who said the Trade Display aimed at emphasising .ustraliats ability to supply the Philippines with machinery, equipment and services vital to her industrial expansion, The Philippines

and Australia he said had many common objectives and problems

of economic development.

Canberra

February 24 1970

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