The Austro-German Customs Union Project

April 23, 1931

Report Outline
The Customs Union and the United States of Europe
Prohibitions of Austro-German Political Union
Questions of Austria's Economic Independence
Customs Unions: Old and New
The United States and the Proposed Customs Union
Special Focus

The Customs Union and the United States of Europe

The sixty-third session of the Council of the League of Nations will meet at Geneva on May 18, 1931. The principal business of the meeting will be a consideration of the legal aspects of the customs union protocol recently negotiated between Germany and Austria.

The third session of the Commission of Inquiry for European Union will meet at Geneva on May 15, 1931. The principal business of this meeting will be a consideration of the economic aspects of the proposed customs union and the general commercial relations at present existing among the twenty-seven nations of Europe.

Julius Curtius, foreign minister of Germany, who negotiated the customs union agreement with Foreign Minister Schober of Austria, will preside at the May meeting of the League Council. Aristide Briand, foreign minister of France, whose government violently opposes the proposed customs union, is scheduled to preside at the meeting of the Commission of Inquiry for European Union.

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