Freer Trade

The new Lend-Lease deal signed last week with Russia, like those with Treat Britain and China, provides that after the war the repayment plan "shall be such as not to burden commerce between the two countries but to promote mutually advantageous economic relations between them and the betterment of world-wide economic relations." It shall be directed "to the expansion ... of production, employment and the exchange and consumption of goods ... to the elimination of all forms of discriminatory treatment in international commerce, and to the reduction of tariffs and other trade barriers."

In these agreements U.S. businessmen could see...

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