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Exports and imports affected by metric conversion measurement sensitivity in U.S. trade, 1955-1982 by Henry H. Hitchcock

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Published by JF Coates in Washington, D.C. (3738 Kanawha St., N.W., Washington 20015) .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Manufacturing industries -- United States.,
  • Metric system.,
  • United States -- Commerce.

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Edition Notes

StatementHenry H. Hitchcock, Joseph F. Coates.
SeriesWorking paper / JF Coates, Inc., Working paper (JF Coates, Inc.)
ContributionsCoates, Joseph F. 1929-
LC ClassificationsHF3031 .H54 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 56 leaves :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3000745M
LC Control Number84603287

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