Vladimir Putin

Elibank, Viscount

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Some words on the success of the Ottawa Conference. Some figures on Canada's trade increases within the Empire. Criticisms levelled at trade agreements within the Empire. Potential future developments in the Empire's Dominions which will help the Mother Country. Criticism in Canada with regard to the development of the agricultural position in the United Kingdom. The system of quotas and duties which is being applied to agriculture in Great Britain and the considerable controversy it has caused. The situation with regard to the production of food in Great Britain. The question of a trade agreement between Canada and the United States of America. Some statistics of trade between Canada and the U.S. The United Kingdom still Canada's best market. Something which affects Empire trade all over the world: the monetary question. The proposal to make a start toward the stabilization of exchanges, of currencies through the formation or the creation of a Sterling Union. The lack of a central banking system throughout the dominions; such situation to be changed by the end of this year.