611.8331/14: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in Egypt ( Gunther )

9. Your despatch 307, December 19.2 Is the Department correct in understanding that the proposed new tariff provides for a single schedule to which goods of American origin will be subject until February 17, 1931, after which date, failing the conclusion of a commercial convention between the United States and Egypt, goods of American origin would automatically be assessed double the general tariff? Please confirm.

  1. Not printed.