§ 108. Mr. Lipson
asked the Minister of Fuel and Power how much petrol is sold by this country to countries outside the sterling area; which are they; and what imports are received from them in return.
§ Mr. Gaitskell
As to the first part of the Question I would refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Ipswich (Mr. Stokes) on 20th November. I am giving at the end of this answer a list of the countries concerned. For particulars of imports from these countries, I would refer the hon. Member to the Trade and Navigation Accounts.174W
The following is the list of countries to which motor spirit is sold by British controlled companies:
Argentina Hollan Belgium Indo China Brazil Italy Canada Japan Central America Libya Chile Norway China Pacific Islands Cuba and other West Indian Islands Philippines Portugal Denmark Portugese East Africa Egypt Siam Ethiopia Spain Finland Syria France and French North Africa Sweden Switzerland French West Africa and Congo Turkey Uruguay Greece U.S.A. Oil Companies