660C.116/199: Telegram

The Chargé in Poland (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

141. Your No. 87, December 1, 5 p.m. Consul General states that Ministry of Industry and Commerce informed him today that direct shipment requirement on American cotton has been in force since December 1st and that requirement applies to all shipments of American goods irrespective of nature with exception of goods of insignificant value and those imported for national defense purposes. Commercial Attaché requests that above information be repeated to Department of Commerce.