§ 30. Mr. BURNETT
asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount and value of edible fats imported into this country for the years 1931, 1932 and 1933?
§ Lieut.-Colonel J. COLVILLE
The precise information desired is not available, as the trade returns of this country do not provide for the complete separation of edible fats from edible oils. I am, however, circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT such information as is available.
§ Following is the information:1337
|The following table shows the quantity and declared value of the undermentioned commodities imported into the United Kingdom during the years 1931, 1932 and 1833.|
|Oils and fats, refined, edible:|
|Animal (including fish):||Tons.||Tons.||Tons.|
|Oleo margarine and oleo oil and refined tallow.||31,738||29,860||32,920||941,042||914,722||888,161|
|Vegetable, other than essential.||32,184†||22,551||24,934||l,274,641t||859,763||826,679|
|Lard, imitation||3,432||1,364||810||148,5 6||48,510||25,363|
|Mixtures of animal and vegetable, other than essential, not elsewhere specified.||‡||100||45||‡||4,894||1,637|
|* Excluding fish (and marine animal) oils, etc., in this year.|
|† Excluding soya bean oil in this year.|
|‡ Not separately recorded prior to 1932.|