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September 23, 1971 - Image 10

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Page Ten


Thursday, September 23, 1971

China trade conference opens
By STEVEN BRUMMEL perts and the federal government products such as fertilizers, agi-
With the current flux in Sino- to obtain information on foreign cultural machines, and transpor-
American relations, the Univer- trade with China that has been tation equipment. However, there
sity's Institute for International unavailable for 20 years. is little that a technologically
Commerce, C h i n a scholars and Major conference -topics deal backward China can export to the
businessmen began a two-day con- with the prospects of a Chinese United States in return. China, they
ference on the prospects of US.- market for s p e c if i c American said, has to choose her foreign
China trade. goods and services, the means of product needs carefully-meaning
This conference is one of many setting up business transactions there will be a few imports in a
presently taking place across the with China, the Chinese govern- few select fields.
country to brief the business com- ment's willingness to part with -
munity on realistic possibilities of precious cash reserves to buy
American goods and services in foreign products, and the fluid
China. political situation. IJ nza osY~ ,r f
Representatives from businesses To date, experts explained,
are sitting down with China ex- China, conducting a limited foreign
trade with limited cash reserves,cof lab
The Ann Arbor - Detroit imports only as much as it can
Nixon Demonstration Coalition sel abroad. They point out com- (Continued from Page 1)
is coordinating rides to De- petition will be extreme among present staff - most of which
troit for tonight's protest the American companies seeking are affiliated with the University
against Nixon at Cobo Hall. to export to 'this very limited in some capacity - would still re-
The group is having riders market. Hence, businessmen will main. "We would be willing to
and rides gather at the front need accurate information before open the lab up to anyone," ~,,
of the Student Activities Bldg. leaping into the Chinese market. Brown said, "but we would en-r 27: :;'ji
this afternoon between 3:30 Further, it was pointed out that vision using mostly our present
and 5:00. there is a good market in China staff."
-for some technological American Bursley's office reported that,
-______^'____ if the committee endorses the cre-
ation of a MRL "the bill should
Secret research sent out ss the Senate without any trou-
The bill also calls for funds to
lackig com itteesbeK supplied for setting up the j
MRI by the State Research Fund
in the Office of Economic Ex-n nuc l
(Continued from Page 1) vehicle detection radars both me- ates the C essary funD s hav
naturally occurring formations con- ium and long range," he tech- ranged as high as $300,000.
tained in a background which is nical guidelines for !he project, Bursley's office said a version
different." available in the SACUA office, of the final bill might be worked
The project is being performed summarize. out where MRI would need only a
bys the Univeirsity's Willow Run Discussing the piroject, Prof. small amount of funds to establish
Laboratories for the Air Force, Kish said, "It's very difficult to itself, thus making funding not a
whose long range objective, ac- draw the line accurately, but the prime issue for passage of any bill.
cording to the summary, is "to committee tries hard. We are Rep. Raymond Smit (R-Ann
improve Air Force capability in working awith very difficult, very Arbor), leader of the bill in the
aerial reconnaissance." open-ended policies." House, said he thought the bill
After the project was submitted, Norman said the results of the would easily pass the House if the
Norman was questioned at the project could have important ci- committee returned a favorable
Senate Assembly meeting of April vilian applications in the area of report.
19 on whether there was disagree- low-power, short-range radars such Twelve other states currently
ment within CRC about the pro- as those used at airports. have non - profit research labs,
ject. "This is just the kind of de- some of which have been operat-
"(Medical) Prof. (Donald) Ruck- coupled study I think is good," ing successfully for over 15 years.
nagel asked if the committee had Norman commented. Concerning
disagreed among themselves about possible military uses of the pro-r s
the proposal," the minutes of the ject, Norman said, "Anything with American Association
meeting state. potential offensive applications alsoof
i President Norman said has defensive applications." Universzty Women
"VicePeNorman added that he was not
they had not; the matter had anxious to debate scientific ques- B OOK SALE
merely been crowded out by other tions in The Daily."
items on the agenda," the minutes Some of the issues involved in SEPT. 22: 7-9 P.M.
re rt Normavoteaid, despite the the question of these two projects SEPT. 23: 9 A.M.-9 P.M.
will probably be raised at a Sen- SEPT. 24: 9 A.M.-2 P.M.
When asked about the apparent ate Assembly meeting Monday
discrepancy yesterday, Norman re- which wil consider the Research First Congregational
plied that he didn't write the Policies Committee's report ssued Church
Assembly minutes. Tuesday on classified research at e aa e t. o r o ura
The second project, on "Elec-S . the University.
tronic Counter - countermeasures -.--- - -- - --.._-..
Techniques," involves new ways
of protecting surveillance radars
from enemy countermeasures. BW L NU L A GE
"The contractor shall perform a B
12-month research study to evolve
new and novel ECCM techniques NOW FORMIN
applicable to Combat Surveillance
Radar. This includes personnel and
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