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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 CLASSIFICATION $ECUS T ECRET Y7101 3TSI CENTRAL INTELLIGENCEAGENCY is ?FFICIALS PHLY REPORT CD NO. German Democratic Republic; USSR Economic -Foreign trade, chemical industry, petroleum products DATE OF INFORMATION 1951 DATE DIST. Ras 1951 NO. OF PAGES 8 SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. of TNI uNITI? ITATl7 r:lfl0s i~~ aawn.o ... ....-.,..o- -_. 0. 1 C.., $ I ARO MAN ANRNORO. 147 TA.INOI10710I 07 I A WWII 71010 fASll[N TO AN u51AVTN4'NIIIO YIBBOI 15 YAO- pY ![t cONil NPA IN ANY l OiTt O. M57YT50 7T I.`+ ',6i,vsaTt' 5,.. 1 ~ a'. rn C, _T The products to be delivered under this contract are legally transferred o the risk of the purchaser asfollows- bill authenticated by the official stamp at the railroad border station of the country which accepts the shipment from the German railroad. A list of the freight car contents must be attached specifying type of goods, number of freight or tank car, number of boxes, gross weight, tare weight, and net weigh b. For ocean shipments, according to the weight recorded in the bill of lading. A ship's list executed by the seller is to be attached stating type of goods, number of each individual type of merchandise, gross weight, tare weight, and net weight. If a shortage is established at the border point or destination which, by its nature, would exclude responsibility of the railroad (i.e., if the lead seals are intact, the tank cars are in good condition, or the boxes are un- damaged), an appropriate document must be drafted stating the facts, on the basis of which the seller is obliged iro replace the amount of the claimed shortage. Section 6 Products are transferred from the seller to the purchaser accordin to g h e q--,Y certificates drawn up by the supplier. he uali fixi g _ q ,, of the - p --- products; for shipments to the USSR, ten copies of the ocean bill of lading and railroad waybill must be included; in all other cases (for shipment to third countries and delivery at point of origin) at least three copies must be issued. If the quality certificates do not correspond to thP_ epecIflcatI this contract, the purchaser is authorized to refuse the goods or to demand a su!table reduction of the price established under the contract. Under the .,eras of this contract, the date of contract performance is either the date of the ocean bill of lading or the date stamped on the rail- road waybill by the border station accepting the shipment from the GDR. Section 8 tent for the products delivered according to the terms of this con- tract is to be made in rubles in the manner provided in the agreement. on re- ciprccal merchandise deliveries beti+reen the governments of tue USSR and the GDR, dated ... 1951. For the payment of money which is due the seller for his deliveries, the purchaser is obliged to wire a revocable letter of credit, valid for 45 days, to the D1i (Deutsche Notenbaok, German Bank of Iss4e), Berlin, by the 5th of every month, in favor of the seller, in the amount corresponding to the re- quirements for the month. The DN will make payment to the seller upon pres- entation of the following documents; -3- S-E-C-R-E-T Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 SECRET Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 c - An ocean bill of lading and/or duplicate of the railroad waybill stamped by the railroad border station which is forwarding the shipment from the German railroads, on passage of goods across the border, and the certifi- cate of acceptance of automobile gasoline at the point of origin. Payments are made independent of the date and month during which ship- ments are dispatched from the point of origin. Coincident with the presentation of the bills to the IIU, the seller also transmits two copies of the bill to the purchaser. If the sum of the letters of credit should be insufficient to pay for the bills, the purchaser will open an additional letter of credit in the required amount upon demand of the seller. If the purchaser fails to open the required letter of credit by the date specified in the contract, and the seller performs the contract, then the pur- chaser is obliged to pay the seller an additional 0.5 percent of the value of the delivered goods for every full week of delay, figures from the date of presentation of the documents to the purchaser. if, through the fault of' the seller, the letter of credit established by the purchaser has been used to less than 70 percent of the amount by its date of expiration, then the seller will pay a penalty to the purchaser amounting to one percent of the unused amount of the letter of credit. The expenses and the bank fee incident to opening a letter of credit are to be borne by the purchaser. The seller must notify the purchaser by wire of the shipment at the very latest within 12 hours after ite dispatch; exact details must be provided on date, destination of goods, the number of the shipment, the number of freight cars, and the weight of each type of goods. This telegraphic information must be confirmed in writing no later than 5 days after loading. The following documents are to be included: The dupli- cate of the railroad waybill and/or the triplicate of the ocean bill of lading, the acceptance transfer certificate, and the quality certificate for each lot of goods. Section 10 The following documents are to be Included foi, railroad deliveries to Brest-Zhabinka: SECRET S-R-C-R-E-T 1. Railroad waybill- 2. Triplicate of the railroad waybill. 3. List of freight cars in triplicate. 4. Quality certificate in accordance with Section 6 of this contract. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 50X1-HUM Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 SECRET AU changes in or supplements to this contract are binding only if they. are agreed upon and signed by authorized persons. Section 12 Complaints or disputes regarding any partial delivery of goods shall not constitute a basis for refusal by either contracting party to deliver or to accept other lots of goods under this contract. Section 13 Notices, statements and complaints of any kind in connection with ful- fillment of this contract must be directed to the appropriate parties at their legal addresses. All disputes which my arise from or in connection with this contract come under the jurisdiction of the Foreign.Trade Art1tration Commission of the AU-Union Chamber of Coerce in Moscow. The decisions of this commission are to be final and binding for both parties. Legal addresses: Seller -- DARN-Chemie, Berlin, C 2, Dircksenstrasse, 40. Purchaser -- All-Union Export-Import Association "Soyuznefteeksport," Moscow, Proyezd Khudczhestvennogo teatra 2. ENCLOSURE 1 Specifications for Motor Vehicle Gasoline 0 `:re rating not under 60 c. 50 percent must distill off below 145 degrees centigrade d. End point not over 200 dagreos centigrade e. Residue and. loss not over 2.5 percent Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 w.R n.8~~ ,%H:.q ~tw e _>.Yw"'Adds ~$o Kw Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 SECRET 5. Sulfur content not over .15 percent 6. Actual resin content not over 3 milligrams in 100 milliliters 7. Satisfactory test on copper plates 8. Test for Water-soluble acids and alkalies not necessary 9 Test for water content and mechanical impurities not necessary 10. Appearance: colorless, transparent liquid Specifications for Paraffin characteristics Appearance Melting point according to Zhukov, in degrees centigrade Percentage of oil, according to the acetone-benzene-pressure method, not over Color stability -- will not turn yellow ,.r. daylight within days Percentage of sulfur, below A=-id content in milligram KOH, below Mechanical admixtures Water-soluble acids and alkalies Type of Paraffin 22L5 52 5 5' S _5L6158 odorless and tasteless white crystalline mass 50/52 52/54 54/56 56/58 7 7 7 7 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 1 tractional composition a. percentage distillation up to 300 degrees centigrade b percentage dietillati': up to 350 degrees centigrade 2. Viscosity at 20 degrees centigrade Sumner Fuel Winter Fue:_ a. Kinematic viscosity in centistokes 5.0-8.5 5.0-8.5 b. Equivalent viscosity in degrees Engler 1.4-1.7 1..4-1.7 ~FCRET Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14 CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 V~a'? y",-",v 6rrc'' ?n1i $ mE4-r~~` d?, dnn~'9 +rP ga,4' n ,9?, 1 x,s''6w . ' v" r? ~. '' SECRET ing to Martens-Penskiy, not leas than 65 65 Congelation point in degrees centigrade, not over -10 -35 percentage of carbon residue, not over 0.1 0.1 Percentage of ash, not over 0,.025 0.025 Percentage of sulfur, not over 0.2 0.2 Acid content, in milligrams of KOH per 100 milliliters of diesel fuel, not over 5 5 Percentage of water not over Mechanical admixtures Hydrogen sulfide Water-soluble acids and alkalies -- Specifications for Ethyl. Benzene 1 Appearance Clear transparent liquid without visible mechanical admixtures 2 Sr~c3fic weight at 20 degrees centigrade Boiling range at 760 millimeters of mercury a. Start of distillation, in degrees centigrade, not under 135,8 b. End of distillation, in degrees centigrade, not over 136.5 Schedule of 1951 GDR Petroleum Shipments (in 1,000 tons) Total 1951 Quarter lv Sheri. merts Shipments lot u 2d Qii 3d Qu nth Qu 1. Autcacbile gasoline B 95/130 2. 60-octane automobile' gasoline 15.0 4.0 k.0 4.0 3.0 3. Industrial isooctane 1?.5 3.0 4.0 4.0 1.5 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 5 6, 7. 8. 12. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1 Tote]. 1951 Quarterl Shi ante Item uFai sma~tte 1st u 8 Qu u th Qu 4. Ethyl benzene 5.0 1-5 1.5 2.0 4 5. Diesel fuel 75.0 18.0 20,0 20.0 17.0 6. Paraffin 16.0 5.0 4.p 4.0 3.0 Monthly shipments of petroleum products must be made in equal portions of the above-stated quarterly quantities. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/06/14: CIA-RDP80-00809A000600140203-1