Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Long Wait

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS Long Wait

Hungry Britain, waiting for the 160,000,000 bushels of wheat Canada had promised her this crop year, got some grim statistics. By last week, the official end of the Great Lakes navigation season, Canada had exported only 75,000,000 bu. —its poorest showing since 1942. Britain had got only about 52,000.000 bu. of that; the rest went to markets like the West Indies, Africa, India. Reasons for late and small delivery: i) Canada's small wheat carryover; 2) a shortage of railway cars, use of wheat ships for coal after last spring's U.S. coal strike; 3) the Great Lakes shipping...

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