§ Mr. MANDER
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give particulars of the export of arms for the months of June, July, August, September and October to China, Japan, Bolivia, Paraguay, Colombia and Peru?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
The following table shows the quantities and declared value of the exports of arms (ordnance and small arms) and parts thereof, manufactured in the United Kingdom, to the undermentioned countries as registered in each of the months June, July, August, September and October, 1933:707W
Country to which consigned (a) and description. Month (b). Unit of Quantity. Quantity. Declared Value. Kwantung Peninsula: £ Guns, howitzers, mortars and parts thereof. October No. 4 17,000 Cwt. 267 Colombia: Parts of small arms October — — 10 Peru: Automatic machine and quick firing guns and parts thereof. August No. — 606 Cwt. 16 Swords, cutlasses, bayonets and arms of other sorts not firearms. Jun No. 18 72 Bolivia: Guns, howitzers, mortars and parts thereof. June No. — 78 Cwt. — August No. 41 129,286 Cwt. 674 September No. — 3,106 Cwt. 16 Automatic machine and quick firing guns and parts thereof. September No. 4 490 Cwt. 4 October No. — 4,295 Cwt. 49 Sporting guns October No. 24 42 Cwt. 1 Parts of small arms October — — 2
Gun mountings and carriages and parts thereof. No exports to any of the above countries were registered during the months June to October, 1933. Sporting carbines and rifles. Air guns and air rifles of all sorts. Tube to be made into barrels of firearms. Barrels without actions fitted. Barrels with actions fitted. Actions for small arms not fitted to barrels.
Notes.—(a) There were no exports of arms to Paraguay during the period in question.
(b There were no exports of arms to the remaining countries during any of the five months not shown in column 2.