This book, first published in 1936, addresses the need for a comprehensive study of the development of international control in the field of certain vital commodities and services. It traces tendencies of development in government policy, and shows the growth of governmental or semi-governmental machinery of an international kind, that aims at regulating the production and distribution of raw materials, foodstuffs and services.
1. Introduction 2. Some General Planning Bodies 3. Coal 4. Petroleum 5. Shipping 6. Wheat 7. Iron and Steel 8. Timber 9. Sugar 10. Cotton 11. Tin 12. Rubber 13. Non-Ferrous Metals 14. Conclusion