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The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

1796. Embassy’s 1410, August 9, and Department’s 1137, August 18. The British Ambassador informs that, on the initiative of the Ministry of Communications, preliminary agreement has been reached with the British-Chinese Corporation for a reorganization of the Central Air Transport Corporation (formerly Eurasia) into a joint Chinese Government and British-Chinese corporation enterprise.

We have not received any information in the matter from Chinese sources and will expect to report further in due course.