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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 5, Issue 9 (April 1, 1931)

How is it Done?

How is it Done?

A member of the House of Commons, Mr. Locker Lampson, Conservative, declared in January, the Russians were being starved in order to allow Russian wheat to be exported at prices undercutting other wheat-exporting countries. It is certainly of great interest to know whether the Russian wheat export at low prices represents a genuine economic success in the legitimate lowering of costs, or whether it represents starvation and forced labour. Meanwhile, there is a silver lining, London cabled on 5th February that bread at 6½d. the quartern loaf is “the lowest since 1915.” The people whose bread is cheapened are New Zealand's chief customers.