§ 33. Mr. THORNE
asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of tons of scrap-iron that has been exported from this country for the year ended 1935 to the nearest available date; to what countries it was exported and the price per ton received?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Dr. Burgin)
During the year 1935, 168,000 tons of iron and steel scrap and waste were exported 979 from this country. I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT a statement which gives the other information desired by the hon. Member.
§ Following is the statement:
|Statement showing the quantity and average declared value (f.o.b.) of the exports from the United Kingdom of iron and steel scrap and waste, fit only for the recovery of metal, during the year 1935, distinguishing the principal countries of consignment.|
|Countries to which consigned.||Quantity.||Average declared value per ton.|
|Other British Countries||1,495||3||15||8|
|Poland (including Dantzig)||47,871||2||11||6|
|China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao, Manchuria and leased territories).||10,087||3||1||11|
|Japan (including Formosa)||5,401||3||17||4|
|Other Foreign Countries||3,194||2||14||7|