Industrial Refrigeration Volume 56-57

Industrial Refrigeration Volume 56-57

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... '. "eddell 8: Co., the "After the Var Policy" of the British Empire should look to securing supplies for the United Kingdom and also to fostering Empire production, giving preference within the Empire, if necessary, and finally should take measures to check the menace of the so-called meat trustfthat is, the large packers exporting from the United States; and in this connection, it is interesting to note that while in 1915, Great Britain received from the United States alone some 50,000 tons of meat and approximately 47.000 tons in each of the years of 1916 and 1917, the imports from the United States in 1918 were 179,179 tons, out of a 'total import from six leading countries of 489,336 tons. There appears to be a feeling that foreign concerns shipping meat into England have had considerable advantage over those in the United Kingdom, not only on account of the less distance, ' as in the case of the United States, but on account of comparatively high prices paid and arrangements made to supply shipping space which had to be denied to overseas dominions of the Empire on account of theirgreater distance. 'Preferential tax treatment is considered to have had some influence in favoring importations into the Empire by foreign concerns. It is estimated that in order to restore the supplies of the United Kingdom to their pre-war volume of say, 750,000 tons annually, it will be necessary to secure not less than 75% of the present Australian meat" export, 60% of the output from the River Platte, and 50% of the Brazilian and Patagonian outputs. Even with the comparatively large receipts from the United States during the year 1918, it is apparent that the total imports into Great Britain in no way approach the...show more

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  • Paperback | 718 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,261g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910001
  • 9781236910004