Business: Rubber

The market for crude rubber has continued to rise, under the influence of light U. S. and British stocks, steady demand for the automobile trade and curtailed British production in the British plantations.

The Rubber Association of America, Inc., composed of the large U. S. rubber manufacturers, has adopted a definite program to hold rubber prices in check. Temporarily, retrenchment is called for in the output of tires and other rubber goods. Permanent relief from the semimonopoly enjoyed by British growers is planned, by the investment of U. S. capital in rubber production in...

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