Currency Export.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1931.

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Photo of Mr Carlyon Bellairs Mr Carlyon Bellairs , Maidstone

74.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the maximum sum that can be sent out of Soviet Russia without permission of the Government?

Photo of Mr Hugh Dalton Mr Hugh Dalton , Camberwell Peckham

I understand that the Soviet Government, like a number of other Governments, prohibit the export of their own currency. As regards exchange transactions, purchases of foreign exchange, to whatever amount, must be made through the State Banking Institutions.