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Trade Activity

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the percentage increase or decrease in turnover of wholesale and retail trade in British Guiana since October, 1953.

The only available indication of trade activity is the level of imports. In the first quarter of this year they were at the level of the last quarter of 1953, but in the second quarter they rose by more than 10 per cent.