HC Deb 16 April 1931 vol 251 cc356-7W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what were the amounts, in sterling, of the dividends paid by the Suez Canal Company in each of the last 10 years?


The sterling value of the dividends paid on the ordinary shares of the Suez Canal Company, including the statutory interest payable on the actions de capital, converted at the rates of exchange ruling at the dates of payment, have been, in round figures, as follow:

For the year £
1921 2,201,000
1922 2,076,000
1923 2,338,000
1924 2,605,000
1925 2,150,000
1926 3,501,000
1927 3,712,000
1928 4,148,000
1929 4,301,000

The final dividend for the year 1930 has not yet been declared.

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