§ Sir F. WISE
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the amount of grain exported from Russia to Great Britain in 1923, and the amount exported in the first six months of 1924 to Great Britain?
§ Mr. LUNN
Complete Russian official statistics regarding exports of grain from Russia to this country are not available. The following statement from the British official statistics shows the imports of grain into Great Britain and Northern Ireland registered as consigned from Russia in the periods specified:
Year 1923. cwts. First six months of 1924. cwts. Wheat … 151,200 705,267 Barley … 456,300 649,037 Oats … 82,100 120,131
For the first three months of 1923, the above figures are inclusive of any direct imports into the Irish Free State.