103.9169: Telegram

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

750. From FEA, Zopf.3 You’re a–462, September 6. Pursuant Chapultepec agreements4 FEA exerting every effort abolish control quickly as possible. Considering abolishment Decentralization October 1st FEA abstains from assisting in establishment of or operation of any foreign import controls.

Due to changing supply conditions it is not practical to furnish estimates of supply.

Generally speaking applications will be processed on the basis of consignor guides, historical record and merits of individual cases.

Circular airgram on subject in mail. [Zopf.]

Acheson
  1. Homer Zopf, Chief of the Southern South American Division, Pan American Branch of the Foreign Economic Administration.
  2. See Final Act of the Inter-American Conference on Problems of War and Peace, especially Resolutions XX and XXI.