90 Note From Casey To Nishi

17th November, 1954


The Minister of State for External Affairs presents his compliments to his Excellency the Ambassador of Japan and has the honour to state that the Australian Government has been giving careful consideration to the question of Australia's trading relations with Japan, and is willing to enter into talks with the Government of Japan to examine mutual trade problems.

It is suggested that talks should commence at a time and place to be mutually agreed upon.

[AA : A1838/283, 759/1/7, i]