Economic News No. 187
News excerpts from the Economic News issued by Tokyo News Service, Ltd. Headlines includes: Blackmarket Prices, Especially Those of Staple Foods, Rise Markedly; Board of Trade Publishes Data on Exports & Imports for April, 1948; ¥100 Million Floating in Air, Agri. & Forest. Ministry Looking for Payees; Irish Potato Crop This Year Better Than 1947, Estimated at 600 Million Kan; Electric Power Supply Situation Again Bad for Whole Country; First Restricted Account to be Freed Probably in September; World Economic Trend and Japan; Some 300,000 Cho-bu of Land Untillable, Amelioration Expenses Cut Illogical.