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Grey Cotton Cloth

Volume 632: debated on Wednesday 21 December 1960

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of the increase of grey cotton cloth imports from non-Commonwealth sources in 1959, as compared with 1958, were for re-export.

Total imports of grey cotton cloth, and the amounts of these imports destined for re-export after processing, from non-Commonwealth sources in 1958 and 1959 were as follows:

Mn. Sq. Yds.£m.Mn. Sq. Yds.£m.
Total Imports915·21035·2
Destined for re-export after processing65·53·7914·6
It is not possible to indicate what percentage of the increase in those goods destined for re-export after processing came from the increase in imports.