FOREIGN TRADE: Suburban Conference

Some 350 businessmen from 51 countries met at the swank Westchester Country Club at Rye, N.Y. last week. They were spending an average of about $3,000 each to attend a ten-day meeting of the International Business Conference. For many of the visitors this was their first opportunity since 1939 to compare trade notes with competitors and customers.

Before knuckling down to day & night discussions of cartels, tariffs, currency restrictions and the other formidable problems, some of them expressed their hopes for the future.

Sweden. J. Sigfrid Edstrom, chairman of the Swedish General...

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