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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
June 27, 1966
Date of Declassification:
November 24, 1993
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
SANITIZED
Pagination, Illustration:
22 p., 2 maps
Abstract:
Political situation: Developments in I Corps; Saigon Buddhist Institute raided; Policy differences within Buddhist leadership; Ky government buoyed by success. Revolutionary development: Cadres; Status of National Priority Areas in May; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi). Economic situation: GVN economic reforms; Rationale for the reforms; Prices; Currency and gold; Rice; Port operations. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: foreign exchange reserves; commercial and military discharge: Saigon; cost of living index; money supply; rice stocks: Saigon and delta; rice deliveries: delta to Saigon.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1994-001861