Exports to France and Germany.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 17th July 1922.

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Photo of Sir Henry Betterton Sir Henry Betterton , Rushcliffe

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asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will give comparative figures of the export of coal from this country to France and Germany, re spectively, from the beginning of this year to the present date, and 1914?

Photo of Mr William Bridgeman Mr William Bridgeman , Oswestry

During the first six months of 1914 6,818,125 tons of coal were exported from this country to France, and 4,202,651 tons to Germany. Comparative figures for the first six months of 1922 are 6,616,992 tons and 2,822,655 tons, respectively.