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lishments Hauser & Sobotka A. G. A'ienna-Stadlau, and Anton
Iritzer, Vienna (15,200 tons). Only 10 "/^ of their supply of
barley comes from the present Austrian territory, and 90 "/^ from
Czechoslovakia.

Both industries, brewing and malting, which were severely
limited during the war, are at present in a difficult position,
and the only hope is that an ''improvement trade" (Veredlungs-
verkehr) e. g. the furnishing of barley in return for an export
of malt, or the furnishing of barley or malt against the exportation
of beer, may be introduced on a large scale in these industries,
as similarly in other food stuff industries, and so give these
domestic and highly developed industries the possibility of new
growth.

d) Flour.

The Austrian milling industry includes about 400 establish-
ments, with a capacity of 1 million tons per year. Among these
are three large establishments, namely: U. Kellner in Schwechat



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(daily ca})acity 260 tons) Schoeller & Co, Vienna and Ebenfuit
(daily cai)acity 340 tons) and Vonwiller & {', Vienna (daily
capaeity: 800 tons).

The production of these mills under normal conditions can
supply the need of Austria. In peace time a certain amount of
very tine wheat Hour produced by the power mills in H unita-
rian territory was exjioited to the West and to what is now
Czechoslovakia. At i)resenT normal consuniption is much reiluced
on account of the general limitations, and -iince the greater part
of the grain imported is already ground, the domestic milling
industry is employed to only a very sm;:ll part of its capacity.
In normal times the mills produced ar. very tine white tiuur,
which w^as exported in great quantities to the territory of the
l»reseni Czechoslovakia and also to Krant-e.

e) Alcohol and compresi


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