Business: Week's Statistics

Indices of business released last week included:

Cigarets produced during 1930 reached a new high of 119,624,909,900, an increase of 586,000,000 over 1929. Cigar production dropped 662,000,000 to 5,889,132,400. A decrease of 9,000,000 Ib. brought manufactured tobacco down to 328,765,000 Ib. Snuff produced was slightly less at 40,112,663 Ib.

Passengers carried by Manhattan's transit system during the third quarter of 1930 came to 752,136,000, a decrease of 3.8%. This marked the first decline since 1915, threatened to jumble the Untermyer Consolidation Plan (TIME, Jan. 12)....

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