Yes, there were less
imports and there was less home production as well. They were all coming down, and that is the significance of the policy. It is not wholly the consequence; I know there was less farm production last year and there was less need of increased implement provision. But the home production went down to a greater degree than did the importation.
Subtopic: SOME REDUCTIONS IN CANADIAN TARIFF RATES SINCE THE WAR COMPARED WITH INCREASES WHICH OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE MADE ON THE