893.51/6378: Telegram

The Counselor of Embassy in China (Peck) to the Secretary of State

211. Our 209, May 18, 10 a.m. An officer of the Embassy has been informed by the French Ambassador that an agreement for a loan of Chinese dollars 24,500,000 for the construction of the Chengtu-Chungking Railway was recently signed in Paris between the Banque Franco-Chinoise and Chinese representatives acting for the Ministry of Railways and the China Development Finance Corporation.

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