§ 110. Mr. Rees-Williams
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the tonnage and nature of the raw materials imported by Japan in 1946; and from what country or countries did such raw materials come.
Japan's principal imports of raw materials from September, 1945, to the end of October, 1946, the latest date to which figures are available, were as follow:96W
metric tons. Raw Cotton from U.S.A. 162,000 Petroleum products from U.S.A. 281,000 Salt mainly from China 201,268 Rock Phosphate from U.S.A., North Africa and China 88,215 Miscellaneous from U.S. Zone of Germany. U.S.A., Korea and China 22,266