Business: Monopolist

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In every country (excepting only Russia) matches are distributed by one of the 225 subsidiaries of Swedish Match Co. Of every four matches, three are made in its home or foreign factories. Big customer of Swedish Match has been Germany, where the company controls 70% of the match production. Last month it was rumored that there had arrived in Berlin the man who is behind the great Swedish Trust, Ivar Kreuger, mainspring of Kreuger & Toll Co. which holds the majority interest in Swedish Match. As usual with Kreuger visits,...

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