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Deterding in Germany: 27 Jan 1931

Rough translation.

Deterding in Germany. In connection with the arrival of Deterding, the President of the Koninklijke-Shell, in Hamburg rumours are reported in Berlin, according to which Deterding on Tuesday with the Reichsregierung for a monopoly on gasoline against a loan from Doll. 150 million will negotiate. This information is described as unbelievable in Berlin. Deterding himself has explained to the WTB trading service in Hamburg that, contrary to divergent reports, his stay in Germany was almost exclusively private in nature, and that reports about negotiations on a petrol monopoly and related financial transactions were taken from the air.


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