HC Deb 08 December 1920 vol 135 c2143W
Captain BOWYER

asked the Secretary of the Department of Overseas Trade what is the amount of credits granted under the export credits scheme since the date of the amendment of the scheme which allows 100 per cent. of the value of the goods to be advanced to the exporter?


Since 25th October, when the Amendment to the Export Credits Scheme was announced in the House of Commons, the credits approved under the Overseas Trade (Credit and Insurance) Act have amounted to £725,075, and a further £200,000 have been provisionally sanctioned. The amount of advances actually paid during this period is £42,271.