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Raw Cotton Prices

Volume 464: debated on Thursday 12 May 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will indicate the comparative prices of raw cotton in this country and world market prices for similar types, making the range sufficiently wide to indicate the relative posi- tion of home and external prices for this raw material.

Price f.o.b. in country of originRaw Cotton Commission selling price (includes freight and insurance, loading and holding charges and carriage to consumer)
Pence per lb.Pence per lb.
American Middling 15/16 in.21·2523·50
American Middling 11/32 in.21·9124·10
Brazilian Sao Paulo, Type 421·9023·25
East Indian R.E.K.22·0021·40
Egyptian Ashmouni, Type 327·4929·40
Egyptian Karnak, Type 15540·7741·50
Peruvian Tanguis32·2532·40