740.00112A European War 1939/24302: Airgram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Venezuela ( Corrigan )

A–537. Reference is made to the Department’s airgram A–164 of October 26, 1942 and to the Embassy’s despatch no. 3853 of January 23, 1943.88 The Department would appreciate your transmitting a report [Page 835] of the results of the study undertaken by the Embassy to determine which of the Proclaimed List nationals to whom American oil companies are furnishing domestically manufactured products are not essential to the Venezuelan economy.

The Department notes that in the despatch under reference the Embassy states that a study has also been made relative to the Proclaimed List nationals which are deemed essential to the Venezuelan economy, and to which oil products are being furnished, with a view to formulating recommendations for more effective controls that might be applied in each case. Please transmit to the Department a report on this study.

  1. Neither printed.