asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what was the total number of pounds of fresh, frozen and chilled fish exported from Newfoundland in 1947 and 1948; what was the total fish exported in those years; and what percentage the first was of the second together with similar figures for codfish alone.
The following are the figures for which my hon. Friend has asked:
|—||For Year ended 31/3/47||For Year ended 31/3/48|
|(a)Total number of lbs. Of fresh frozen and chilled fish exported from Newfoundland||38,502,955||25,26,822|
|(b) Total number of lbs. of all fish exported from Newfoundland including (a)||226,157,025||172,328,215|
|(c) Percentages—(a)is of (b)||17·02 per cent.||14· 66 per cent.|
|(d) Total number of per cent. per cent. lbs. of Codfish including Salted, Canned, frozen and other cures exported from Newfoundland||151,179,770||125,556,286|
|(e) Percentages (d) is of (b)||67·85 per cent.||72·86 per cent.|