HC Deb 19 December 1927 vol 212 c35W
Sir W. de FRECE

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any British capital is invested in the railways in Manchuria; and whether the Peking Government has made any representations against further investments of this nature by foreign Powers in that country?


There is British capital invested in the Chineseowned Peking-Mukden Railway. The South Manchurian Railway Company (Japanese) has on four occasions issued debentures on the London market, the last issue being in 1923. I have no information of any official representations by the Peking authorities to foreign Governments against further investments of this kind.