The Chargé in Ecuador (Gade) to the Secretary of State

No. 795

Sir: With reference to the Legation’s telegram No. 100 of December 13, 1939,53 reporting that the Import Control System will be abolished on January 1, 1940, I now have the honor to transmit herewith the text of Executive Decree No. 14 of December 23, 1939 (as published in El Comercio on the following day), which abolishes the System.

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An English translation of the Decree54 is also enclosed for the Department’s information.

Respectfully yours,

Gerhard Gade
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