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Us Cotton (Imports)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 22 March 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what weight of United States cotton was imported and retained for manufacture in this country other than under the European Recovery Progamme during 1948; and what was its value in dollars;(2) what weight of United States cotton was imported and retained for manufacture in this country under the European Recovery Programme during 1948; and what was its value in dollars.

During 1948, retained imports of 22.4 million lb. of raw cotton, f.o.b. value 8.2 million dollars, were financed under the European Recovery Programme, and of 159.3 million lb., f.o.b. value 57.8 million dollars, by other means.