HC Deb 22 May 1947 vol 437 c268W
18. Colonel J. R. H. Hutchison

asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the value of exported machinery suitable for the manufacture of confectionery to hard currency countries and to sterling countries, respectively.

Sir S. Cripps

The total value of exports of bakers' and confectioners' machinery (including machinery for sweet making) in January and February, 1947, was £127,000 of which about £30,000 went to hard currency countries, £78,000 to the sterling area and £19,000 to other countries.