Accession Number : ADA337696

Title :   USSR Report: Consumer Goods and Domestic Trade

Corporate Author : JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA

PDF Url : ADA337696

Report Date : 13 DEC 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 112

Abstract : This report contains translations/transcriptions of articles and/or broadcasts on consumer goods and domestic trade in the USSR. Titles include: Oversupply of Unused Goods Causes Concern; Better Coordination Between Trade Sectors Advocated; Integrated USSR-CEMA Program for Goods Production Reviewed; Production Control Urged for Leather, Fur Goods; Cartoon Commentary on Production Losses; Three Ministries Cite Improvements in Childrens' Footwear; Analysis of USSR Food Industry Experiment Results; TV Repair Service Network in Rural BeSSR Expanded; Readers React to Poor Quality of Housing Construction; Housing Official Discusses New Improvements in Construction; Tenants Delinquent With Rent Payments Described; Growth of Individual, Cooperative Housing in Rural LiSSR; Demand for Apartment Exchanges in Moscow; Gosplan Official Interviewed on Service Sector; 'Do It Yourself' Shop Provides Rentals, Gives Advice; Technology Changes Required for Nonalcoholic Production; Alternatives in Shift to Non-Alcohol Production Viewed; Absence of Juice by the Glass Investigated; IZVESTIA Reports Fruit, Vegetable Shortage in Moscow; Degree of Noncash Transactions in Savings Banks Analyzed; and Packaging Problems for Goods in APK Described.

Descriptors :   *USSR, *COMMERCE, *HOUSING(DWELLINGS), PRODUCTION, CONSTRUCTION, QUALITY, PRODUCTION CONTROL, SHORTAGES, INCOME, FOOD PROCESSING.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE