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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Imports of Tin Packing Boxes.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. Ryan: Information on Richie Ryan Zoom on Richie Ryan asked the Taoiseach the quantity of tin packing boxes imported in each of the last five years, and in this year to date.

Mr. Carty: Information on Michael Carty Zoom on Michael Carty The Official Import List does not contain a separate heading for tin packing boxes. However, with your permission, Sir, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement showing the available information relating to imports of containers of tinplate or tinned plate.

Following is the statement:

IMPORTS of casks, drums, boxes, cans and similar containers.

Item 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 Jan-Oct. 1965
Boxes, cans, etc. of tinplate or of tinned plate
Open top cans of tinplate 92,192 127,054 121,214 150,706 133,652 146,997
Boxes, casks, 20,185 26,101 22,394
24,403 18,471 18,837
Other tinplate, etc. 26,379 22,996 16,011

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