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Coal Export

Volume 436: debated on Monday 28 April 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what percentage of coal it is proposed to allocate to export from the British zone of Germany before the level of production reaches the point at which the U.S.-British-French agreement comes into force.

Until the new agreement comes into force the export allocations will continue to be assessed on a tonnage basis and not as a percentage of total production. The basic figure for May and June is 712,000 torts for each month, excluding deliveries to Austria.