Skip to main content

Softwood Imports

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.


asked the Secretary for Overseas Trade, as representing the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what were the total imports of softwoods from all sources during 1950 and 1951 on Government and private account, respectively.

In 1950, softwood imports, including boxboards, railway sleepers and poles, were 871,789 standards on Government account and 29,662 standards on private account. In 1951 the imports were 902,606 standards on Government and 849,439 standards on private account.