HC Deb 20 November 1947 vol 444 c197W
2. Mr. Turton

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that in the first nine months of this year, less than 4 per cent. of our total exports of locomotives and rolling stock were sold to the Argentine Republic; and what steps he is now taking to increase such exports so as to encourage the importation of feedingstuffs from the Argentine.

Mr. H. Wilson

Yes. As regards the second part of the Question, I hope that the discussions about to open in Buenos Aires between the British Trade Mission and the Argentine authorities will pave the way for a steady expansion of exports to the Argentine of British goods of all kinds, including railway equipment.

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