Ban on Nazi Products Boosts U.S. Industry, Survey Shows

Large gains to American industry as a result of the anti-Nazi boycott is described in the May issue of the Economic Bulletin, official organ of the Non-sectarian Anti-Nazi League, published today. The bulletin points out that “not one of the hundreds of American manufacturers interviewed by the League’s research bureau has failed to report that he has gained by the decrease in German imports.”

“All the arguments of the Nazis and their American supporters and sympathizers to the effect that the United States stands to lose as a result of the boycott of German goods is, in view of the above facts, sheer bluff and based on no facts that can be substantiated,” the bulletin comments.

Publishing for the first time a long list of American substitutes for German products, many of them superior to the German, the bulletin declares:

“Innumerable American industries have gained from the boycott. The American glvoe, hardware, dental and surgical instruments, dye, potash, chemical and toy industries have gained and new industries have been established to meet the demand for goods formerly imported from Germany.”

An investigation of the dental instrument industry revealed that not only has every instrument manufactured in Germany an American substitute but that many of the German instruments are imitations of original products.

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