File No. 600.359/22

The Ambassador in Argentina ( Stimson) to the Secretary of State


My telegrams March 27, 10 a.m.,1 March 31, 11 a.m.2 Argentine Government has waived return of equivalent 180,000 tons wheat shipped to England. Brazil has secured from the Spanish Ambassador 18,000 of the 40,000 tons allotted Spain to be milled here. Deputation from Rosario urges revocation of export-prohibition decree, alleging 300,000 tons surplus.

  1. “President of the Republic last night signed decree prohibiting from tomorrow export of wheat and flour. Surplus reduced to 100,000 tons.” (File No. 600.359/4.) See also the telegram to the Ambassador, July 6, 6 p.m., ante, p. 306.
  2. Not printed.