>For every ton of U.S. shipping sunk by submarines off the Atlantic coast since January 1, U.S. shipyards have launched six tons. The score: 5 tankers and 2 cargo ships sunk, 4 tankers and 22 cargo ships launched.
>Since Pearl Harbor the U.S. has received 114,000 tons of Far Eastern rubber, and another 114,000 tons is now afloat U.S.-bound. January imports were 76,000 tons, 80% more than the pre-war monthly average.
> Sugar rationing in ¾-lb. units has refiners up a tree. Their machinery is designed for a 2-lb. package; none that will pack ¾ Ib. is available.
> Britain's output of Scotch,...