611.3231/6–148: Telegram

The Chargé in Brazil ( Key ) to the Secretary of State


602. Lopez Rodriguez of Ministry of Finance inquired re status present US/Brazil reciprocal trade agreement1 when GATT takes effect. He understands present agreement is not to be denounced but instead is to be suspended while GATT remains in force through exchange of notes. Telegraph action proposed this connection.

  1. Department of State Executive Agreement Series No. 82.