638.5131/57: Telegram

The Chargé in Haiti (Chapin) to the Secretary of State

45. My telegram No. 42, May 29, 1 p.m.41 On instructions of Haitian Government, Fiscal Representative today informed customhouses that French imports no longer come under most-favored-nation treatment and will be subject to maximum tariff, that is, 100 per cent surcharge on former regular tariff.

Goods on high seas as of May 27 exempted.

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