§ Sir A. Bossom
asked the President of the Board of Trade what the Argentine is buying from us in exchange for the beef which we buy from her; and to give details of quantities and monetary value.
§ Mr. P. Thorneycroft
United Kingdom exports to Argentina during 1955 were as follows:
£ Live animals, chiefly for food 376,604 Beverages 219,918 Other food and tobacco 73,580 Basic materials 243,922 Coal, coke and briquattes 606,390 Petroleum and petroleum products 249,060 Metals 5,547,679 Engineering products 8,426,268 Textiles, excluding clothing 743,231 Other manufactures 6,802,514 Miscellaneous 190,294 £23,479,460
In addition to her purchases of United Kingdom goods, Argentina spends large amounts of sterling on purchases of oil from British companies.