RUSSIA: U. S. Relations

Winnowing from the immense mass of untrustworthy "official" Soviet statistics, checking wherever possible from extra-Soviet sources, the Foreign Policy Association of Manhattan published last week an interesting if necessarily inconclusive report: The Soviet Economic System, in Operation.

Points keynoted:

Soviet-U. S. Trade. According to U. S. Department of Commerce statistics, trade between the U. S. and Soviet Russia in Europe was distributed as follows during the past two years:

1924 1925

U. S. exports* to Russia $41,314,335 $68,195,696

U. S. imports† from Russia 8,144,373 12,787,731


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