Trade Trip

From Moscow with hope

A delegation of 235 top U.S. business executives returned home from the Soviet Union last week, a little dazed by Russian rhetoric but encouraged by the prospects of doing more business with the Soviets. Executives for Ingersoll-Rand, for example, arrived with a fistful of projects on which the Soviets wanted bids from the big New Jersey equipment maker. Distiller Joseph E. Seagram & Sons of New York struck a deal to sell the Soviets 8,600 cases of liquor for their hotel industry. Along with the booze will go a much...

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