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Situation in South Vietnam
Date of Creation:
October 17, 1966
Date of Declassification:
March 4, 1994
Type of Document:
Weekly report
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
22 p., 1 map
Political situation: Cabinet crisis; Constituent Assembly developments; Buddhist Institute Council resignation anticipated. Revolutionary development: RD cadres; More Viet Cong reactions to the Chieu Hoi program; Viet Cong defectors (Chieu Hoi); Progress in the RD program; Status of secured hamlets and population as of 31 August 1966. Economic situation: Prices; Currency and gold; Pork situation; Economic stabilization for 1967; GVN foreign exchange reserves; Pay raise for merchant seamen; New plan to relieve port congestion. Annex: Weekly retail prices in Saigon; South Vietnam economic indicators: Monthly/weekly free market gold and currency prices.
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