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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1942. The American Republics
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Haiti,   pp. 460-477 PDF (6.6 MB)


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HAITI
CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE RUBBER RESERVE COMPANY AND THE
HAITIAN-AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
REGARDING THE PRODUCTION OF RUBBER IN HAITI
  [Contracts (not printed) between the Rubber Reserve Company and
the Haitian-American Society of Agricultural Development, agen-
cies, respectively, of the Governments of the United States and Haiti,
were entered into on October 26 and November 5, 1942. The contracts
pertained to the planting and extraction of rubber from Cryptostegia
and Hevea plants, by the Haitian agency. The Haitian organization
was responsible for leasing the necessary acreage, for seeding and
cultivation of plants, and for gathering of the rubber and delivering
it to the Rubber Reserve Company at specified places. The Rubber
Reserve Company, in turn, was committed to the payment to the
Haitian agency of certain specified sums per acre.]
AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HAITI RELATING
TO THE NON-INVOCATION OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE TRADE
AGREEMENT SIGNED MARCH 28,1935'
638.3931/16
    The Secretary of State to the Minister in Haiti (White)
No. 353                           WASHINGTON, January 12, 1942.
  Sm: Reference is made to the memorandum 2 enclosed with the De-
partment's instruction no. 302 of December 11, 1941,3 with regard to
the applicability of the most-favored-nation provisions of the trade
agreement with Haiti to tariff reductions to be accorded by the latter
to the Dominican Republic by a Treaty of Commerce signed August
26, 1941.4
  Examination of the treaty and of the probable effects on Haitian-
American trade of the tariff preferences which it would grant to the
Dominican Republic in the light of the action of the Inter-American
Financial and Economic Advisory Committee in recommending a con-
'For previous correspondence, see Foreign Relations, 1941, vol. vii, pp.
350 ff.
For correspondence concerning the negotiation of the trade agreement, see
ibid.,
1935, vol. iv, pp. 642 if.; for text, see Department of State Executive Agreement
Series No. 78, or 49 Stat. (pt. 2) 3737.
2Memorandum of December 5, 1941, Foreign Relations, 1941, vol. vii, p. 362.
3Ibid., p. 365.
'For text of the treaty, see British and Foreign State Papers, vol. CxLIV,
p. 754.
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