File No. 763.72112/1917
The Vice Consul at London ( Westacott ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 10.50 a. m.]
Foreign Office announces Swiss import trust called Société Suisse de Surveillance Economique commenced operations November 16 as only authorized consignee in Switzerland of contraband and prohibited exports from Allies. Articles for exportation of which British licenses granted previous to 16th November may proceed notwithstanding.