Britain: London's Bridges Building Up

The icy shock of rejection by the Common Market has had an unexpectedly bracing effect on Britain's exports, which are heading to a record $11.2 billion this year, 7% more than in 1962. Sales to the U.S. are up 9%, led by a profitable parade of Triumph sports cars (now second after Volkswagen among cars imported to the U.S.), Perkins diesel engines and aircraft parts. British businessmen have also been working the eastern side of the street, selling large amounts of steel to Red China and machinery to Russia. But the fastest rise in British exports is to the Common...

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