693.006/38: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Johnson)

125. Your 199, April 11, 2 p.m., in regard to possible curtailment by China of unessential imports.

You may orally and confidentially inform Young that the Department is confident that, in connection with any measures which China may take for the protection of her national economy, the Chinese Government would give due consideration to American interests and would avoid any discrimination against those interests.