HC Deb 09 November 1949 vol 469 cc129-30W
Mr. Albu

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total of British exports in 1935, 1936, 1937 and 1938 and, of these totals, what was the amount which went to the present hard currency countries.

Mr. H. Wilson

The figures are as follow:

Year To all Countries To Present Hard Currency Countries
£ million £ million
1935 425.8 84.0
1936 440.6 92.3
1937 521.4 110.8
1938 470.8 88.3

The countries included in the "Present Hard Currency" group are as follow: United States and Possessions (viz., Alaska, Porto Rico, Hawaii and Virgin Is. of the U.S.), Canada (including Newfoundland), Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, Philippines, Belgium, Belgian Congo, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Persia.