FOREIGN TRADE: Billion-Dollar Business

Billed as the biggest international bazaar in Western Hemisphere history, the U.S. World Trade Fair brought 3,000 displays and 43 national pavilions into the four floors of Manhattan's Coliseum. For a fort night buyers from the Americas looked over motor scooters from Italy and hi-fi equipment from Japan, inspected silks from Hong Kong and a pair of Queen Victoria's pantaloons exhibited by Britain's Lux-Lux, Ltd. (underwear), sampled coffee from Brazil and champagne from Israel. Last week, is the show closed, its private U.S. organizers tallied some of the handsome results.

More than 600,000 persons paid to see the...

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