V. I.   Lenin

Draft Decision for the C.P.C. on
Stocks of Commodities[1]

Written: Written March 2, 1920
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIV. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 181b.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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The People’s Commissariat for Foreign Trade shall be instructed to make arrangements with the People’s Commissariat for State Control and the Vecheka for combating hoarders of stocks and goods likely to serve, among other things, as exportable merchandise.


[1] This draft was adopted at the meeting of the C.P.C. on March 2, 1920, during the discussion of Krasin’s report on the question of foreign trade. It is connected with Point 17 of the theses on foreign trade, reading: “A commission consisting of representatives from the Commissariat for Foreign Trade, State Control and the Vecheka shall be set up to ascertain and reserve the Republic’s stocks of commodities suitable for foreign trade“ (Central Party Archives, Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the C.C., C.P.S.U.).

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