HC Deb 13 March 1968 vol 760 c304W
Mr. Marten

asked the President of the Board of Trade what support the Government proposes to give to the British Trade Fair at Sao Paulo; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

Industrial and Trade Fairs Ltd. proposes to mount a British Industrial Exhibition in Sao Paulo in March, 1969. The approval of the Board of Trade has been given to this in principle and we are discussing with I. & T. F. the financial arrangements We are also engaging a firm of consultants to carry further research which has already been begun by our Posts and by the B.N.E.C. to determine the most worthwhile fields to be covered by this Exhibition.