COMMUNICATIONS,OIL,TEXTILES,MANAGEMENT: United Nations' Fund

The successor of the Keynes (British) and White (U.S.) plans for stabilizing postwar monetary exchange was last week announced to a sympathetic Congress by Secretary Morgenthau. This one is also only a plan— still to be formally drafted and not yet agreed to by any nation—but it is not one man's or one nation's idea. It was worked out by 100-odd experts of 34 nations. Its concrete proposals:

¶ An $8-billion international stabilization fund to which nations will subscribe quotas, depending on the size of their gold production and foreign trade. Approximate antes: U.S.,...

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