§ Mr. P. Thorneycroft
A statement on the classes of United Kingdom consumer goods on which agreement was reached with the Argentine Government on 22nd April was published in the Board of Trade Journal on 2nd May. I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of the goods which they have agreed to take. The values of the individual quotas were conveyed to the exporting interests concerned as soon as they became known.
§ Mr. Thorneycroft
The £3 million worth does not include what I should regard as anything like an adequate quantity of textiles.
§ Following is the list:
- Accounting, statistical and office machinery.
- Sewing machines excluding electric.
- Sound and cinematograph projectors.
- Photographic material (including plates and films).
- Light civilian aircraft and spares.
- Spares for motor vehicles.
- Motor cycles and spares.
- Spares for bicycles.
- Diesel chassis for motor vehicles
- Hand tools.
- Still cameras.
- Gramophone equipment including needles.
- Raw material for the manufacture of gramophone records.
- Gramophone records.
- Rubber manufactures.
- Printed books, including arrears.
- Musical instruments including pianos
- Clocks and watches and spares Tiles.
- China tableware.
- Sports goods.
- Equipment for the construction of model aeroplanes and for other educational purposes.
- High quality crystal tableware.
- High quality cutlery.
- Flat glass.
- Cotton thread.
- Linen yarn.
- Rubber yarn.
- Linen sewing thread.
- Cloves, nutmegs, ground spices for industrial use.
- Aromatic essences and products
- Herrings and dried cod.
- Whisky in casks of more than 50° centesimals.