HC Deb 12 May 1915 vol 71 c1664W

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what dates the prohibition of the export of sugar by Austria and Germany, respectively, were removed?


I have no definite information with regard to the prohibition to export Austrian sugar. As regards German sugar, the following are believed to be the correct dates:—

31st July, 1914 Export of sugar prohibited
17th Sept., 1914 Export permitted under licence.
5th Oct., 1914 Export permitted up to 1,200,000 tons.
27th Oct., 1914 Permission to export up to 1,200,000 tons cancelled.
6th Feb., 1915 Export under licence terminated, and prohibition made absolute.