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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Trade with Communist Countries.

Tuesday, 8 February 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 7

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Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange asked the Taoieach the total exports to and the total imports from communist countries in the year 1965.

Mr. S. Flanagan: Information on Seán Flanagan Zoom on Seán Flanagan With your permission, Sir, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement showing the required information in respect of the period January-November, 1965. Data for December 1965 are not yet available.

Following is the statement:—

TOTAL Imports from and total Exports to Communist countries in the period January-November, 1965.

Country (Origin for Imports: Destinaiton for Exports) January-November, 1965
Imports Total Exports
  £ £
Bulgaria 10,614 55
Hungary 102,900 6,945
Poland 2,514,492 378,937
Rumania 119,552 42
Czechoslovakia 493,375 205,481
USSR 1,109,157 750,116
Germany, Eastern 1,045,808 204,294
Albania 41
Yugoslavia 212,236 5,789
Korea, North 13,542
China 392,341 3,818
Mongolia, Outer 12,072
Vietnam, North 89 3,393
Cuba 153,255 12,623

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange Could the Parliamentary Secretary say whether it is on the increase or the decrease?

The Taoiseach: Information on Seán F. Lemass Zoom on Seán F. Lemass That is a separate question.

Mr. L'Estrange: Information on Gerald L'Estrange Zoom on Gerald L'Estrange Very well; we will ask it next week.

Mr. S. Flanagan: Information on Seán Flanagan Zoom on Seán Flanagan It is usual to wait to see the reply.


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