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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1919
(1919)

Austria,   pp. 184-188 PDF (1.5 MB)


Page 184

AUSTRIA
REOPENING OF TRADE, APRIL 2, 1919
600.119/2563: Telegram
The Am hassador in France (Sharp) to the Acting Secretary of State
PARIS, March 29, 1919.
[Received March 30, 3.21 a.m.]
7917. [For] War Trade Board:
"Number 1259. The Superior Blockade Council today, having
received the authorization of the Supreme War Council, decided that
the Associated Governments should publish on April 2, 1919 the
following notice regarding the restoration of trade relations with
German Austria:
"In agreement with the Associated Governments; the Government
of the United States of America has decided to authorize its nationals
to resume trade relations with German Austria as from April 2, 1919.
"American exporters are however reminded that merchandise
shipped to this country should be destined only for supplying the
interior needs thereof.
"All reexportation from German Austria to countries with which
commercial relations are not authorized is forbidden, save with the
authority of the Inter-Allied Commission at Vienna, and reexporta-
tion without such authorization will render the exporter liable to
legal prosecution.
" The importation into German Austria of all products is permitted
save the following (herewith list of articles transmitted in Embassy's
.7738, March 19, 5 p.m. our number 1169 1).
McFadden"
SHARP
War Trade Board Files
Notice 188ued by the War Trade Board
W.T.B.R. 679                     WASHINGTON, April 2, 1919.
RESUMPTION OF TRADE WITH GERMAN AUSTRIA
Acting concurrently with the competent authorities of the other
Associated Governments, the War Trade Board announce that all
Not printed.
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