Leadership

Iron and Steel Pipe.

Issue 13 and Volume 44.

Iron and Steel Pipe. The following report on the increasing use of iron and steel pipe in Japan, and the opportunity for enlarging the sale of American pipe therein, is furnished by Consul-General Henry B. Miller, of Yokohama: “The imports of iron and steel pipe into Japan in 1907 amounted to $1,728,849—an increase of $650,000 on the imports of 1906. This has been imported nearly altogether from the United States and the United Kingdom. The following statement shows the imports of iron and steel pipes and tubes into Japan from the United States and the United Kingdom during the last three years: The use of this pipe is primarily for water and power systems. The improvement of all of the cities in sanitation, and especially in providing for waterpower, has demanded a large amount of iron for water pipes. The continued development of the use of waterpower for light and…

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