HC Deb 27 May 1935 vol 302 c775W
Colonel ROPNER

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, taking the latest six months for which figures are available, he can state the imports of British coal into the different countries of South America; and how these figures respectively compare with the similar figures for the corresponding period of 12 months previously?


The following is the answer:

STATEMENT showing the quantity of coal exported from the United Kingdom and registered during the six months ended April, 1934 and 1935, as consigned to countries in South America.
Country to which. Six months ended April.
1934 1935
Tons Tons
British Guiana 2,559 1,852
Dutch Guiana
French Guiana
Colombia 7
Venezuela 4
Ecuador 2
Peru 75 60
Brazil 364,729 263,799
Uruguay 120,177 120,428M
Bolivia 16 71
Argentine Republic 920,864 941,761