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.