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Burma Rice

Volume 465: debated on Monday 23 May 1949

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19.

asked the Minister of Food how many tons of rice has he acquired so far this year from Burma.

The Ministry of Food are the agents for the Government of Burma for all rice exported from Burma. Exports from 1st January to 30th April amounted to 543,228 metric tons, which were shipped in accordance with allocations recommended by the I.E.F.C.