FRANCE: German Tax

The German Charge d'Affaires in Paris called at the Quai d'Orsay (French Foreign Office), delivered a protest against the French imposition of a 26% import tax on German goods.

The German viewpoint was that the tax would interfere with the working of the Experts' Plan and would otherwise complicate trade relations between the two countries.

The French contention was that Britain has imposed, for some years, a 26% import tax on German goods without complicating trade relations. France was determined, said M. Laroche, political director of the Quai d'Orsay, to put the...

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