825.6363/324: Airgram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Chile (Bowers)

A−672. Embassy’s 575, March 24, 1943.49 It is desirable to keep Chile’s quotas of diesel oil and fuel oil as near 40 percent of 1941 consumption as possible, and it is suggested that you obtain from the Chilean authorities their estimated over-all minimum requirements for both diesel and fuel oils and submit them here for consideration by the Essentials Committee50 before you begin discussions of individual categories.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Essentials Requirements Committee, an interagency organization authorized to present requests for critical materials.