Problems of Tin and Rubber Supply

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Possible Shortages of Tin and Rubber

Japan's Drive for Economic Domination in East Asia

Political developments in the Far East and military developments in the European War have directed public attention to the dependence of the United States on foreign sources for its supplies of two vital raw materials—tin and rubber—and have caused concern over the likelihood of a shortage of these materials should events abroad result in curtailment or stoppage of normal imports. Shortages of either tin or rubber would not only disrupt normal industrial production ...

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