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Title:
Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
November 7, 1966
Date of Declassification:
December 16, 1993
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
24 p., 2 maps
Abstract:
Political situation: North-South tensions continue; IV Corps Commander Quang expects concessions soon; Reported attitudes of police director Loan; Constituent Assembly trends; Buddhist Institute developments. Revolutionary development: Friction over General Thang; Local and rural government; Political obstacles to revolutionary development; Refugee situation; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi). Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Foreign exchange reserves; Rice deliveries; Regional economic situation in September. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: Saigon cost of living index, Money supply, Foreign exchange reserves, Weekly/monthly Saigon free market gold and currency prices, Rice deliveries from delta to Saigon.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1995-0663