A few words must be said about the import of consumer goods.
But certain generalizations about consumer goods are possible.
Living conditions improved markedly after 1950, but emphasis on heavy capital investment held down production of consumer goods.
During the preceding twenty years production of consumer goods was held down, while heavy capital investment was encouraged.
The new law also contains provisions for pricing imports and exports and for establishing retail prices of consumer goods.
The relationship between the output of capital goods and that of consumer goods is equally ambiguous.
Consumer goods were still given a low priority in the scheme of things.
But in the section on consumer goods he gave a revealing picture of weakness.
In addition to contracts already made, the Soviet officials were still putting out feelers for consumer goods.
She did make clear to me that she thought the consumer goods here were superior to those in Russia.