Business & Finance: Exports, Imports

A convention is usually an occasion upon which tycoons who are not orators deliver speeches prepared for them by secretaries who are not writers. This handicap, coupled with the further hazard that convention speeches are generally highly conventional, tends to throw the value of a convention upon the personal contacts established rather than upon the official business transacted. Thus it is somewhat questionable whether the Sixteenth National Foreign Trade Convention at Baltimore last week made any epochal advances in the solution of problems of foreign trade. Still many an Exporter met many...

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