Asia: The Fallout

Whatever their leaders may say in a political vein about the U.S. stand in Viet Nam, the non-Communist countries of Asia are catching a beneficial economic fallout from American involvement in the fighting there. The need for bases, manpower and supplies is affecting economies all around the rim of the battle area. South Korea expects trade with Viet Nam to increase from $16 million last year to $70 million this year. Taiwan's dealings with Viet Nam, which totaled $40 million last year and represented 9% of all exports, may reach $55 million...

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