HC Deb 06 May 1946 vol 422 c52W
99. Mr. York

asked the President of the Board of Trade what quantities of maize were imported from the Argentine during January, February and March, 1945, and 1946; and what quantities were imported from other countries during the same periods.

Mr. Marquand:

Imports of maize from the Argentine in January, February and March, 1945, amounted to 12,300, 47,400 and 37,000 tons respectively, the figures for the corresponding months of 1946 being 5,800, 17,200 and 19,600 tons. Imports of maize from other countries amounted to 17,800 tons in February, 1945, and 35,500 tons in March, 1945; there were no imports from other countries in any of the other months specified.

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