HC Deb 29 May 1963 vol 678 cc147-8W
Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Minister of Transport, in his consideration of ways in which to help the British shipbuilding industry, what information he has on Government subsidisation of Japanese shipbuilding, in relation to the competition with British shipyards.

Mr. Marples

I understand that the Japanese Government help with finance for the export of ships at interest rates well below the high market rate at present prevailing in Japan.

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