693.9431/6–2049: Telegram

The Consul General at Shanghai (Cabot) to the Secretary of State

2358. Trade Bureau,82 Shanghai, announced postponement promulgation regulations governing trade Japan June 18 giving as reason “to [no] formal diplomatic relations foreign countries”.

For merchants with unused deposits Japan, Trade Bureau planning permit exports in accordance regulations for importing with private foreign exchange. For contracts signed pre-takeover but goods undelivered Japan, Trade Bureau advised suspension shipments.

Sent Department 2358, repeated Nanking 1254, Canton 749, SCAP Tokyo 147.

  1. Organ of Chinese Communist Military Control Commission.