Courtesy Reuters

WHEN fighting stops in Europe, steps will have to be taken at once to prevent starvation and to provide tools, machines, buildings, seeds and even breeding animals so that production may be quickly restored. This will require that goods move promptly and in large quantities. The long-run economic interest of most countries also requires that conditions be favorable to international trade. Many countries base one-third or more of their economy on sending goods abroad and getting other goods in return. These countries can obtain a high standard of living only through a large volume of foreign trade. Furthermore, an economy

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