The Chargé in Ecuador (Gade) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 2, 1940.]
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.[Page 633]
An English translation of the Decree54 is also enclosed for the Department’s information.