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Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce

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  • China (26 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade why he differentiates in granting export licences for China between goods embargoed for export to the Soviet blocprior to October, 1954, and since freed,...

  • Philippines and Formosa (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what steps he is taking to improve the volume of our export trade to the Philippines; (2) what steps he is taking to improve our trade with Formosa.

  • Canned Tuna (Imports from Japan) (4 speeches)

    Mrs. Butler: asked the President of the Board of Trade what assurance he will give that the canned tuna, to be imported from Japan under the agreement recently concluded, will be free from...

  • European Common Market (Commonwealth Trade) (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of imports into Europe from the British Commonwealth is likely, under the existing proposals, to be affected by the inclusion of overseas...

  • Organisation for Trade Co-operation (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, having regard to the country's economic problems, he will reconsider Her Majesty's Government's policy towards the Organisation for Trade...

  • Prices (Petrol Taxation) (5 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that traders and business organisations raised their prices at the time of the Suez crisis on the ground that the 1s. petrol tax...

  • Metric System (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware that India has introduced the metric system; and, in view of the growing tendency of Commonwealth countries to favour this system and the...

  • U.S.A. Wheat (Sale to Brazil) (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is aware of the recent agreement under which the United States of America has sold wheat to Brazil for payment spread over forty years; and what...

  • Manufactures (Exports) (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the United Kingdom's share of the world's exports of manufactured goods in 1956; and what was the corresponding figure for 1937 or 1938.