WORLD TRADE: Wanted: More Freedom

Around the free world there was new support last week for freer trade. Items:

¶ In Montreal, British Board of Trade President Sir David Eccles announced that the United Kingdom will scrap her quotas on a wide range of dollar imports, from industrial machinery to tinned salmon, and suggested that all other controls be gradually eliminated.

¶ In Manhattan, British Paymaster-General Reginald Maulding, the man charged with coordinating British-European trade policies for the Macmillan government, told the U.S. Council of the International Chamber of Commerce that a free-trade area would carry "great advantages." Said he: "I have no need...

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