§ 44. Captain Strickland
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the volume of citrus exports from Haifa, Tel Aviv and Jaffa ports, respectively, up to the latest date for which statistics are available; and how the volume of such exports compares with that for the 1937 season?
Mr. M. MacDonald
As the answer contains a number of figures I will, with my hon. and gallant Friend's permission, circulate it with the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Mr. Crossley
Could my right hon. Friend add some particulars about the prices in those two years and tell us, further, how many trees have been cut down owing to over-production?
§ Following is the answer:
§ The following are the figures for citrus exports from Haifa, Tel Aviv and Jaffa for the seasons October, 1936, to May, 1937, and October, 1937, to May, 1938:
§ No statistics are yet available for the present season.