HC Deb 04 December 1933 vol 283 cc1283-4

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the date of the last report issued by his Department on the commercial situation in China?

Lieut.-Colonel J. COLVILLE (Secretary, Overseas Trade Department)

The date of the last published report was December, 1930. The reports of the British Economic Mission and of the British Cotton Mission to the Far East in 1930–31 were published in April, 1931. A report to the Department of Overseas Trade compiled by the Commercial Counsellor at Shanghai will be issued as a Stationery Office publication, in about five weeks' time.