611.6731/207: Telegram

The Chargé in Turkey ( Washington ) to the Secretary of State

39. Reference Department’s telegram No. 49, July 1, 4 p.m. (last paragraph) and Embassy’s despatch No. 294, July 13.5

The private secretary of the Minister of Economy has handed our Commercial Attaché the following list of commodities on which the Turkish Government is desirous of obtaining tariff reductions from the United States:

1.
Figs.
2.
Rugs, carpets and kilims.
3.
Mohair.
4.
Hazelnuts, shelled and unshelled.
5.
Walnuts, shelled and unshelled.
6.
Pistachio nuts, shelled and unshelled.
7.
Pine nuts (kernels), shelled.
8.
Olive oil in containers weighing less than 40 pounds and in containers weighing 40 pounds or more.
9.
Almonds, shelled and unshelled. 10. Tobacco.

At the same time there was also communicated the following list of articles of American origin and manufacture in which the Turkish Government will grant tariff reductions:

1.
Machinery.
2.
Motors.
3.
Automobiles and trucks.
4.
Radios.
5.
Typewriters.
6.
Rubber goods, including automobile tires, mechanical goods, et cetera.

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