Business & Finance: International C. of C.

When members of the International Chamber of Commerce started for their fourth annual congress in Stockholm last week, there were grand hopes that that organization of practical financiers and businessmen would make definite moves towards smoothing out the international exchange of commodities, of breaking down or at least lowering national tariff walls.

The recent World Economic Conference in Geneva had recommended such tariff reductions (TIME, May 16, et seq.). But that conference had had a political aspect. Members of it had been hog-tied with national aspirations, with unneighborly exasperations. . . .

In Stockholm, Sir Alan Garrett Anderson, acting president of the International...

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