February 25, 1936 (18th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I will not cross swords -with my hon. friend on that. To continue:
Salmon (Pickled or Salted)
Reduction 25 to 20 per cent ad valorem.
Smoked Herring
Reduction from 1J to | cents per pound.
Eels
Reduction from 1 to J cent per pound.
Razor Clams (Canned)
Reduction from 23 per cent ad valorem to 15 per cent.
Lobsters and other Shell Fish
Bound on free list. Exports: 1929, over $3,000,000; 1934, approximately $2,250,000.
Sea Herring and Smelts (Frozen or Fresh)
Bound on free list. Exports: 1929, $1,250,000; 1934, $893,000.
The principal concessions on forest products granted to Canada are:
Lumber and Timber-Fir, Pine, Spruce,
Hemlock and Larch
Reduction in duty from $4 to $2. Quota for Douglas fir and western helmlock, 250,000,000 feet per year. No quantitative limitation on other species. Export in 1929, $38,000,000; 1934, less than $6,000,000.

Topic:   ANALYSIS OF CONCESSIONS GRANTED TO CANADA BASED ON UNITED STATES IMPORTS FROM CANADA-CALENDAK YEAR, 1929
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