668.113C.P./7: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Greece (Skinner)

10. Your No. 10, March 11, 5 p.m. According to information supplied by Department of Agriculture rigid enforcement of proposed legislation might exclude American wheat from Greek market as Greece buys mainly No. 2 grade winter wheat which in good crop years weighs approximately seventy-seven decimal thirty-seven kilograms to hectolitre and contains 2 percent dockage. You should bring this information to the attention of appropriate authorities and endeavor to secure modification of pending legislation so as to safeguard American wheat imports even in poor crop years when No. 2 winter wheat averages about seventy-five kilograms per hectolitre.