The Minister in Yugoslavia (Lane) to the Secretary of State
[Received 2:56 p.m.]
178. Referring to my telegram No. 166, June 15, 5 p.m., the Minister of Finance promises a reply within the next few days.
He inquired whether it might be possible to arrange a barter transaction for raw cotton against bauxite similar to the recent British-American barter of cotton for rubber.20 Will the Department please telegraph its comments on this proposal.