§ 16. Mr. Russell
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give the stocks of wood pulp for paper-making, industrial wood pulp, newsprint and other paper and board at the end of December. 1950, and January, 1951.
Mr. H. Wilson
Following is the answer:
At the end of December, 1950, stocks were approximately:
Tons Woodpulp for papermaking 234,600 Industrial woodpulp 41,900 Newsprint 99,000 Other paper and board—papermakers' stocks only 54,800
At the end of January, 1951, the corresponding figures were:
Tons Woodpulp for papermaking 236,000 Industrial woodpulp 42,000
The figures for newsprint and other paper and board for the end of January are not yet available.