The Argentine (Scheduled Goods)

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1949.

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Photo of Mr Philip Piratin Mr Philip Piratin , Stepney Mile End 12:00 am, 7th July 1949

asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he intends to take to implement his undertaking to the Argentine Government to facilitate the supply of scheduled goods.

Photo of Mr Harold Wilson Mr Harold Wilson , Ormskirk

The attention of production departments and trade associations is being specially drawn to the schedules and I am confident that exporters will be eager to supply the Argentine market. Action will also be taken whenever it is necessary in accordance with Articles 14 and 15 of the agreement.

Photo of Mr Philip Piratin Mr Philip Piratin , Stepney Mile End

Can the President of the Board of Trade say whether similar guarantees could have been effected with the Soviet Union when we reached certain difficulties last year?

Photo of Mr Douglas Clifton Brown Mr Douglas Clifton Brown , Hexham

The hon. Member is now raising an entirely different Question.