Sale of Haavara Marks Extended Throughout World
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Sale of Haavara Marks Extended Throughout World

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PERMISSION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO INTRIA, LTD., ORGANIZATION FOR TRANSFER OF JEWISH EMIGRANTS’ CAPITAL FROM GERMANY, TO USE HAAVARA MARKS (GERMAN JEWISH EMIGRATION MARKS) IN THE YEAR 1938-39 FOR BENEVOLENT REMITTANCES TO GERMANY, IT WAS ANNOUNCED HERE TODAY.

SALE OF HAAVARA MARKS, ACCORDING TO REPORT SUBMITTED BY INTRIA, HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO ALL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES NOT HAVING CURRENCY RESTRICTIONS, THE UNITED STATES, BRITISH DOMINIONS, SOUTH AMERICA, PALESTINE, THE NEAR EAST AND THE FAR EAST. THE ESTIMATED TURNOVER OF INTRIA DURING THE YEAR 1937-38 IS 1,250,000 HAAVARA MARKS, WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE DOUBLED IN THE YEAR 1938-39.

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