U.S.S.R.: How to Succeed As a Socialist Banker

East-West trade already is clipping along at a $10 billion rate this year. Although more of the goods involved, from Renault and Fiat cars to a U.S. petroleum-cracking plant, are Eastbound, the Communists still stand to make money out of the deals. No Western bank is allowed a branch in Moscow, but the Russians already have banks in London, Paris and Beirut that earn attractive commissions by cutting red tape, handling paper work and removing the risk for Western exporters by discounting their bills in advance. Now, with trade on the increase,...

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