File No. 763.72112/2530

The Secretary of State to the Minister in the Netherlands (Van Dyke)


311. Department informed that Netherlands Oversea Trust has within a month authorized consigned to it following shipments coffee: 15,000 bags from Brazil, 10,000 from Venezuela, 5,000 from Africa, 20,000 from London, 10,000 from Havre, but that no permits issued for shipments from United States except small shipments in transit from Central America and for Dutch Army. Investigate and if this prove true vigorously protest against this apparent discrimination.