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1st Edition

The Iron Trade of Great Britain

ISBN 9781138187931
Published March 15, 2017 by Routledge
246 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1906, this volume presents a commercial review of the conditions and prospects of the iron and steel trades of Great Britain and its foreign competitors at the turn of the twentieth century. This title will be of interest to students of business and economics, as well as economic historians.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Outline;  1. A Short Historical Retrospect  2. Supplies of Raw Material  3. The Ironmaking Districts of Great Britain  4. British Pig-Iron-Making Conditions  5. The Manufacture of Finished Iron  6. The Bessemer Steel Industry  7. The Open-Hearth Steel Industry  8. The Basic and Crucible Steel Industry  9. The Chief Foreign Ironmaking Countries  10. Some Prominent Conditions of the British Iron Trade  11. Transportation of Materials  12. Labour Conditions and Remuneration  13. Home Markets and Sources of Demand  14. British Colonial Markets  15. Britain’s Foreign Trade  16. Dumping Conditions and International Competition  17. Prices and Profits in the Iron Industry  18. The Range and Regulation of Pries  19. Trusts, Cartels, and Syndicates  20. Influence of Customs Tariffs  21. The Commercial Outlook;  Appendix;  Index

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