File Title Purchase of Chinese dollars
Reference CAB 301/44
Date 7 May 1943 - 29 July 1943
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence discussing the purchase of black market Chinese dollars to finance intelligence operations in that country. Amongst the topics discussed in this file are the potential financial savings produced by use of the black market rather than official channels; the possibility of annoying the Chinese government by doing so; and the competing virtues of the black markets in various cities such as Chungking.

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1st Purchase of Chinese dollars Download PDF (1.23 MB)
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