811.20 Defense (M) Bolivia/152: Telegram

The Chargé in Bolivia (Dawson) to the Secretary of State

280. Department’s 238, April 27, 8 p.m. Argentines have already bought at least 175 tons of rubber. Shipments are now being made by air to Cochabamba taking advantage of low LAB5 freight rate and thence by rail to Buenos Aires. Price of recent market reported reliably to have been 56 cents per pound c.i.f. Buenos Aires which works out about 48 cents f.o.b. Beni.

  1. Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano.