HC Deb 05 April 1927 vol 204 cc1845-6

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many shipbuilding and ship-repairing yards on the Chinese seaboard are wholly or partially owned by British firms; and the names of such firms?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister)

So far as I am aware, there are seven such ship-building and ship-repairing yards.

With the hon. Member's permission, I will circulate the list of names in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the list:

  1. 1. Taku Tug and Lighter Company, Limited, Tientsin.
  2. 2. Tientsin Lighter Company, Limited, Tientsin.
  3. 1846
  4. 3. Shanghai Dock and Engineering Company, Limited, Shanghai.
  5. 4. New Engineering and Shipbuilding Company, Limited, Shanghai.
  6. 5. Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Company, Limited, Hongkong
  7. 6. W. S. Bailey and Company, Limited, Hongkong.
  8. 7. Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Company, Limited, Hongkong.

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