HC Deb 18 July 1935 vol 304 cc1244-6W

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the extent to which British exporters from, and importers into, Manchuria have been superseded by Japanese competitors since Japan obtained control of the country?

Lieut.-Colonel COLVILLE

Since the inauguration of the separate regime in Manchuria one British merchant firm has withdrawn, and two more are understood to be contemplating withdrawal from that territory.