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The United Fruit Company in Latin America (Classic Reprint)

The United Fruit Company in Latin America (Classic Reprint)

ISBN: 9781290081900
Publisher: HardPress Publishing
Publication Date: 2012-01-10
Number of pages: 322
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Excerpt from The United Fruit Company in Latin America

Ocean Transportation; Importer's Handling and Margin; The Jobbers; Inland Transportation; Jobber's Facilities, Procedures, and Markups; The Jobber's Plant; The Accountancy of Banana Jobbing; Operation of the Retailer; Summary of the Consumer's Banana Dollar; Banana Production and Producer's Revenue; The Producing Countries; Banana Lands; The Relative Size of United's Holdings; Company-Owned Acreage not in Cropland; The Extent of United Fruit Control of Banana Land; Banana Production; Clearing and Planting; Disease and Pest Controls; Harvesting; Inland Transportation and Loading Aboard Ship; The Banana Dollar in the Producing Countries; The United Fruit Company as an Integrated Operation; The Diversity of United Fruit Operations; The United Fruit Company as an Investment; United Fruit Company Earnings; Who Owns the United Fruit Company; United Fruit Contributions to Host Country Economies; Comparisons with Other U. S. Direct Investments in Latin America; United Fruit Contributions Compared with Local Agricultural Enterprise; The Stability of the Market; In Summary; Contributions to the Several Local Economics; United Fruit's Net Contribution; Costa Rica; General Description; Land Problems at Quepos and Limon; Problems of Developing Other Crops; A National Responsibility; Sources of Funds; Uses of Funds; Other Comparisons; Honduras

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