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US-China Relations / Bergland Visit / Trade Fair #52006

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 07, 1978
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(Studio) Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's recent visit to China (PR) and Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland's present visit there reported Canton Trade Fair mentioned
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Canton, China, PR) Experiences of Arlene and Bryce Bowman in 3 years of trading with China detailed. [Ms. BOWMAN - describes long fascination for China.] Bowman's initial purchases of silk shirts in Canton noted; their reports of improvements in trade processes outlined. New buyer Chris Hyland's complaints about American merchants' losses to other cntrys., like Japan, because of American trade restrictions in dealing with China stated. Advantages of normalization, according to busmen. at US-China Trade Council mtg. at Dom Feng Hotel, listed. [Ms. BOWMAN - says success of their company has been due to imports from China.] Prospect of joint US-Chinese industry ventures reported.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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