HC Deb 05 April 1951 vol 486 c24W
Squadron Leader Burden

asked the President of the Board of Trade what were the total quantities of rayon yarn and staple fibre shipped abroad during January, February and March, 1951.

Mr. H. Wilson

The United Kingdom exports of spun and filament rayon yarns in January, 1951, were 3,190,000 lb. and in February, 1951, were 2,494,000 lb. Exports of staple fibre in the same months were 707,000 lb. and 1,718,000 lb. respectively. Figures for March are not yet available.