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Mining Machinery (Exports To Australia)

Volume 728: debated on Thursday 12 May 1966

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the value of exports of mining machinery for the period 1955 to 1960 from this country to Australia, and the value of exports from 1960 to 1965; and what percentage of the total imports of mining machinery into that country these figures represented.

£2·5 million and £2·6 million respectively; the United Kingdom share of Australian imports, calculated from Australian statistics with a wider coverage, was about 35 per cent. and 26 per cent. respectively.