HC Deb 14 June 1956 vol 554 cc44-5W
40 and 41. Mr. Swingler

asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) for which countries import licences are required in respect of imports of exposed films from abroad;

(2) on what date he ceased to require importers of exposed films from Germany to apply for import licences.

Mr. Low

Individual licences are still required for the import of exposed film, other than news films, from countries in the dollar area, Soviet bloc countries, Argentina, Japan and Korea; below is a full list of the countries concerned. Such licences ceased to be required for the import of exposed film from all other non-sterling countries, including Western Germany, on 2nd November, 1955.The full list of countries for which import licences are still required for exposed film (other than news films) is as follows: Albania, Argentina, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador. Germany (Russian Zone), Guatemala, Haiti, Republic of Honduras, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Liberia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Roumania, United States of America, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Venezuela.