HC Deb 24 June 1935 vol 303 cc785-6
10. Mr. DICKIE

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he can give particulars of the long-term loan which it was recently reported had been granted by the German Government to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics?

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

I assume that my hon. Friend has in mind the long-term credit which is provided for in the Russo-German Trade Agreement of the 9th April, 1935. The text of this Agreement has not been published, but from summaries which have appeared in the German Press, I have prepared a memorandum which with my hon. Friend's permission I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the memorandum: