Empire Rubber (Sale Negotiations)

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd June 1946.

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Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland 12:00 am, 3rd June 1946

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in the forthcoming negotiations for the sale of rubber from the Empire to the U.S.A., such negotiations are to be conducted by representatives of the rubber producing industry on the one side and rubber consuming industry on the other, or by Government officials.

Photo of Mr Hilary Marquand Mr Hilary Marquand , Cardiff East

Representatives of the United States Government are now in London

IMPORTS OF PRINCIPAL MATERIALS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
Description.Average value per tonIncrease in average value.
1938.January-April, 1946.
££per cent.
Tobacco (unmanufactured)154315105
Undressed fur skins (other than rabbit)2,5024,48879
Raw Cotton48127166
Sawn softwood11·018·669
Crude petroleum2·94·452
Sulphur4·48·491