Gold Coast (Cocoa Industry).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons at on 4 May 1938.

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Photo of Mr William Ormsby-Gore Mr William Ormsby-Gore , Stafford

The hon. Gentleman uses the word "pool." Of course, the firms participating in the agreement deny that there is a pool. [HON. MEMBERS: "Oh! "] I do not say whether it is right or wrong. Surely, it does not depend on any firms in the Gold Coast as to what the price of cocoa is, because that is fixed by the price on the New York market.