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Tuesday, 23 May 1939


Mr Green n asked the Minister for Trade and Customs, upon notice -

1.   What quantities in tons of iron ore were exported from (a) Whyalla, South Australia; (b) Yampi Sound, Western Australia; and (c) all other sources in Australia, for each of the past six years?

2.   Who were the exporters in each case, and what was the country of destination?

3.   What was the quantity of scrap iron exported from Australia for each of the same years, who were the exporters, and what Was the country of destination in each instance?


Mr JOHN LAWSON (MACQUARIE, NEW SOUTH WALES) - The answers to the honorable member's questions are as follows : - 1 and 2. Available details of the quantities of iron ore exported from (a) Whyalla, South Australia; (b) Yampi Sound, Western Australia; (c) all other sources in Australia during each of the past six years, are . as follows: -

 

(b)   No exports of iron ore have yet been recorded from Yampi Sound, Western Australia, (c) The only exports of iron ore from Australian sources, other than the State of South Australia, during the past six years, occurred in the years 1936-37 and 1937-38.

Quantities were only 61 tons and 4 tons respectively and were exported to Japan.

3.   The quantities of scrap iron exported from Australia during each of the pastsix years are given below: -

 

With regard to the names of exporters asked for in questions 2 and 3, the department's policy is to treat as confidential all information relating to the transactions of importers and exporters.







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