811.20 Defense(M)Peru/92a: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery)

1077. For Allen.12 Notes and agreement with Peru signed here today substantially like Brazilian arrangements,13 except that Peru agrees to limit consumption to fixed amount and to export crude and manufactured rubber only to the United States. Development work will be done by Peruvian Amazon Corporation in cooperation with Rubber Reserve. Peruvian Amazon Corporation has been set up by Minister Dasso, who is very interested in whole rubber program and indicates he will press it vigorously. He would like to meet you. He plans to leave Miami May 6. The Peruvian attitude has been very gratifying throughout the negotiations and calls for the closest cooperation between our two Governments in formulation of the rubber program in Peru.

A copy of the documents is being sent to the Embassy for your and its confidential information.


[Agreements, not printed, were also entered into by United States agencies with Peru regarding the production and export of rotenone root and powdered rotenone, of flax and of cinchona bark.]

  1. Douglas H. Allen of the Rubber Reserve Company.
  2. Agreement with Peru signed April 23; not printed, For negotiations regarding agreement with Brazil, see vol. v, pp. 691 ff.