Editorial Note

Here follows a list of articles on United States international economic activity arising from the accelerating United States defense effort, based on the Department of State’s classified weekly publication, Current Economic Developments, a document “designed to highlight developments in the economic divisions of the Department of State, and to indicate the economic problems which are currently receiving attention in the Department.” (The first issue for the year, January 2, 1951, is No. 286.)

January 8, 1951 (No. 287):

  • “Economic Effects of Mobilization in the United States” ( p. 1)
  • “Rubber Supply Problems and Proposed Actions” ( p. 4)

January 15, 1951 (No. 288):

  • “International Raw Materials Machinery” ( p. 4)

January 22, 1951 (No. 289):

  • “Committee Created on Foreign Supplies and Requirements” ( p. 3)

January 29, 1951 (No. 290):

  • “International Commodity Groups to be Established” ( p. 1)
  • “US Price Controls Apply to Exports and Imports” ( p. 2)

February 19, 1951 (No. 293):

  • “Demands Increase on US for Wheat” ( p. 8)

February 26, 1951 (No. 294):

  • “International Commodity Committees scheduled” ( p. 6)
  • “Efforts to Solve Shipping Shortage” (p. 11)

March 5, 1951 (No. 295):

  • “National Defense Production Policy” (p. 1)

March 12, 1951 (No. 296):

  • “Report of London Rubber Conference” ( p. 1)
  • “International Materials Conference Developments” ( p. 4)

April 2, 1951 (No. 299):

  • “Tin Delegates Fail to Agree on Allocations” ( p. 4)
  • “Major International Economic Developments” ( p. 7)

April 9, 1951 (No. 300):

  • “United States policies [in the economic field] Affecting Soviet War Potential” ( p. 1)

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April 16, 1951 (No. 301):

  • “Guidance on Administration of United States Foreign Aid Programs” ( p. 10)

April 23, 1951 (No. 302):

  • “United States Position on International Materials Conference Committees” ( p. 2)
  • “International Materials Conference Developments” ( p. 4)

April 30, 1951 (No. 303):

  • “New Price Ceiling Order on Imports to be Issued” ( p. 1)
  • “Results of Rome Rubber Meetings” ( p. 7)

May 7, 1951 (No. 304):

  • “Procedures for Priorities on Foreign Export Needs” ( p. 10)

May 21, 1951 (No. 305):

  • “Economic Aspects of 1952 Mutual Security Program” ( p. 1)

May 28, 1951 (No. 307):

  • “Proposed Procedure with respect to Kem Amendment” ( p. 2)

June 4, 1951 (No. 308):

  • “Scheme for US Interim Financing of European Military Production” ( p. 5)
  • “US Issues Foreign Allocation Guide” ( p. 7)

June 11, 1951 (No. 309):

  • “Progress Report on the Work of the International Materials Conference” ( p. 12)

June 18, 1951 (No. 310):

  • “Terms for Financing Strategic Materials Development Abroad” ( p. 4)
  • “Effect of Import Tariffs on Defense Program to be Studied” ( p. 6)

July 2, 1951 (No. 312):

  • “Policy on International Commodity Agreements” ( p. 5)

July 9, 1951 (No. 313):

  • “Foreign Accumulation of Commodity Stocks: US Policy ( p. 2)

July 16, 1951 (No. 314):

  • “Developments in IMC Commodity Committees” ( p. 1)

July 30, 1951 (No. 316):

  • “Increasing Production of Strategic Supplies” ( p. 1)

August 13, 1951 (No. 318):

  • “Developments in the IMC Raw Materials Committees” ( p. 8)

September 17, 1951 (No. 323):

  • “Tin Study Group to Meet in Rome” ( p. 1)

September 24, 1951 (No. 324):

  • “Developments in the IMC Raw Materials Committee” ( p. 11)

October 1, 1951 (No. 325):

  • “Foreign Petroleum Development Program” ( p. 1)

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October 8, 1951 (No. 326):

  • “Recent Tin Talks” ( p. 6)
  • “Foreign Requests for US Shipping Assistance” ( p. 8)
  • “Report on Implementing Economic Policies toward the Soviet Bloc” ( p. 1)

October 15, 1951 (No. 327):

  • “Mutual Security Act Adopted by Congress” ( p. 9)
  • “Battle Bill Passes: Voids Kem Amendment” ( p. 1)

October 22, 1951 (No. 328):

  • “Status of Action to Relieve Foreign Shipping Shortage” ( p. 5)

November 26, 1951 (No. 333):

  • “Coordinating Committee to Discuss Shipping Control” ( p. 1)