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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
September 19, 1966
Date of Declassification:
December 9, 1993
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
21 p., 1 map
Abstract:
Political situation: Possible high-level replacements; Buddhist activities. Revolutionary development: Targets and purpose; Security; Economic; Land reform; Representative government. Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Pork problems again; US-GVN economic discussions; Wages. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: Saigon free market gold and currency prices, Saigon cost of living index, Money supply, Foreign exchange reserves.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1995-0656