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Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 20 - Salt

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 20 - Salt

Date June 1945
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 22
Folder Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 1 - 25
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on the role of Salt in Japan's economy. Entered as Defense Document 500-A-20. Handwritten note states "Reproduce all. Smith." Historically, Japan was the largest salt importing country in the world prior to the war and the industry operated under the monopolistic control of the government. Gives estimates on the future value of imports given a number of scenarios, including Japan's policy toward chemical industries. [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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