HC Deb 06 April 1925 vol 182 cc1845-6W

asked the President of the Board of Trade what quantities of arsenic were imported into the United Kingdom from countries, other than Japan, during the month of December, 1924, and the months of January and February, 1925, respectively, giving the countries of origin?


The following statement shows the quantities of arsenic and arsenic compounds imported into Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and registered as consigned from the countries named, during the months specified. The actual countries of origin, as distinguished from countries from whence goods are consigned, are not recorded in the Trade Returns of the United Kingdom.

Articles and Countries whence consigned. Dec, 1924. Jan., 1925. Feb., 1925.
Arsenic (Metal). lbs. lbs. lbs.
Germany 3,360
Arsenic, white. Tons. Tons. Tons.
Belgium 10 30 37
France 10
Portugal 60 120 66
United States of America 10 10
Brazil 28 27
Other Arsenic Compounds.
Netherlands 1 3
Belgium 6 5 5
France 31
Mexico 5

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