§ 63. Mr. Noel-Baker
asked the President of the Board of Trade to what foreign countries and British Dominions aircraft were exported from Great Britain during the year 1937; and how many aircraft were sent to each of these countries, respectively?
§ Mr. R. S. Hudson (Secretary, Overseas Trade Department)
As the answer involves a table of figures I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT, together with the corresponding figures of exports of aeroplane engines, for which the hon. Member has asked in a separate question.
§ Following is the answer:
§ Table showing the number of complete aeroplanes and aeroplane engines, of United Kingdom manufacture, exported from this country during 1937, distinguishing the countries to which consigned.
|Countries to which consigned.||Complete Aeroplanes.||Aeroplane engines.|
|Irish Free State||4||1|
|Union of South Africa (excluding South-West Africa Territory).||60||60|
|British India and Burma||19||9|
|Straits Settlements and Dependencies (including Labuan).||6||7|
|Federated Malay Straits||3||—|
|Territory of Papua (including the Mandated Territory of New Guinea).||1||4|
|Other British Countries||4||3|
|Denmark (including Faröe Islands).||3||1|
|Poland (including Dantzig)||2||51|
|China (exclusive of Hong Kong, Macao, Manchuria and leased territories).||14||—|
|Japan (including Formosa)||1||23|
|Other foreign countries||5||5|