FOREIGN TRADE: Welcome from Bizonia

The welcome mat for U.S. businessmen was put out by Bizonia last week. The Joint Export-Import Agency, which directs foreign trade for the U.S.-British occupation economy, upped the period foreign businessmen are allowed to stay from 15 to 30 days during any six-month period. It also promised them comfortable hotels, good food, taxis, and help in bartering with the Germans. The businessmen can send in food and raw materials in return for finished or semi-manufactured goods.

There were other stirrings in Bizonia. In Ruesselsheim, General Motors' Opel factory shipped 24 Opel Olympia two-door sedans to Belgium, Opel's first automobile...

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