CANADA: Boom, Zoom

Canada's exports, reported the Bureau of Statistics, reached an alltime high of $2,089,600,000 during the first six months of 1952, a 20% increase over the corresponding period last year. Slightly more than half the total went to the U.S.; the U.K. accounted for 19%, Latin America for 7%, and most of the remaining 21% went to Commonwealth and European countries.

Canada's dollar was still zooming too. Wall Street last week quoted the Canadian dollar at a little more than $1.04 U.S., its highest point since 1933 ($1.056).


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