HC Deb 13 February 1933 vol 274 c608
12. Mr. JOHN

asked the Secretary of State for India what were the imports of foreign salt into India up to the 31st March, 1932, having regard to the provisions of the Salt (Additional Import Duty) Act, 1931, and also for the period of the first five months of the current fiscal year?


As the reply contains a number of figures, I am circulating it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the statement:

Imports of Salt into India.
Period. Quantity. Value.
Financial Year ended 31st March, 1932. Tons. Rupees.
United Kingdom 25,553 5,66,419
Other countries* 111,897 17,56,874
Total 137,450 23,23,293
Five months ended 31st August, 1932.
United Kingdom 12,673 2,38,653
Other countries* 90,409 13,58,692
Total 103,082 15,97,345
* Not including Aden.

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