HC Deb 26 October 1937 vol 328 c4W
Mr. Rhys Davies

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can state the volume of trade done between Germany and Russia during each of the last five years?

Mr. Stanley

The following statement shows the value of the trade of Germany with the Soviet Union during each of the years 1932 to 1936, as published in the official German trade statistics:

Year. Imports into Germany. Exports from Germany.
Million Reichsmarks. Million Reichsmarks.
1932 270.9 625.8
1933 194.1 282.2
1934 209.7 63.3
1935 215.0 39.3
1936 93.2 126.1


(1) The above particulars relate to merchandise only, and to imports for home consumption and exports of domestic produce.

(2) The figure for imports in 2935 includes 13.3 million Reichsmarks in respect of undervaluation of furs imported in 1934.