EXCHANGE OF LETTERS REGARDING PROMOTION OF TRADE BETWEEN INDIA AND SWEDEN
New Delhi, 8 June 1954
ROYAL SWEDISH LEGATION
New Delhi, the 8th June, 1954
Dear Mr IENGAR,
I refer to our recent discussions regarding trade between Sweden and India and am glad to note that the Governments of the two countries
have agreed to assist each other in furthering mutual trade to the maximum extent possible, especially in respect of the commodities
included in the attached Schedules "A" and "B" which will form an integral part of the arrangement which is valid
up to 31st December 1954. These lists, not being exhaustive, will not in any way prejudice the export or import of articles not mentioned
Sd/- PER WIJKMAN.
H.V.R. IENGAR, Esquire, Secretary,
Ministry of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi.
LIST OF SOME OF THE GOODS AVAILABLE FOR EXPORT FROM SWEDEN TO INDIA
Condensed milk. Milk Powder. Tall oil. Chocolate couverture and confectionery. Tinned food stuffs. Beer. Cement. Potassium Hydrate.
Sodium Hydrate. Calcium Carbide. potassium chlorate, etc. Saccharine. Wood tar. Formaldehyde. Butyl acetate. Amyl acetate. Ethyl
acetate. Pharmaceuticals. Tanning extracts. paints. Welding electrodes. Hides and skins, raw. Technical rubber products. Sawii timber.
Box boards. Tea chest battens. Manufactures of wood e.g. shoe lasts, bobbins, etc. Pulp. Waste paper. Vulcanized fibre. Wall board.
Cardboard. Newsprint. Wrapping paper. Book printing and writing paper. Other sorts of paper and manufactures of paper. Books. Staple
fibre. Rayon wool. Rayon silk. M achine felt. Slidefastners. Diamond grinding wheels. Ceramic floor and wall tiles. Chinaware. Glassware.
Iron and steel. Stainless steel. Machine Knives. Razors and razor blades. Saws and saw blades. Files and rasps. Builders'hardware.
Cutlery. Hard metal drill bits. Bolts and nuts. Wood screws. Horse shoe nails. Ball and roller bearings and parts. Hinges. Pressure
lamps and stoves. Incandescent lamps. Diesel engines. Industrial furnaces. Milling machinery. Machinstools. Printingpresses. Sewing
machines, domestic and industrial. Agricultural machinery. Cream separators. High Speed industrial separators. Paper, pulp and wall
board manufacturing machinery. Match making machinery. Hand kriitting machinery. Cranes. Turbines. Tubewell sinking equipment. Pumps
including submersible pumps. Fans and air conditioning equipment. Refrigerators. Compressors. Rock drilling equipment. Washing and
laundering machinery. Pneumatic tools. Excavators. Motor generators. Transformers. Electrical equipment. Tube filling machinery.
Welding equipment. Vacuum cleaners. Telegraph and telephone equipment. X-Ray equipment. Electro medical equipment. Railway wagons.
Diesel Locomotives. Automobiles, including trucks. Motor cycles. Tractors. Typewriters- Calculators. Duplicators. Electric meters.
Gas meters. Dental instruments. Surgical instruments. Measuring instruments. Photographic equipments. Sound film machinery. Lighthouse
material. Taxi meters.Weighing machines. Wireless sets. Gramophones. Record changers.
Shot guns and sporting weapons. SCHEDULE B
LIST OF SOME OF THE GOODS AVAILABLE FOR EXPORT FROM INDIA TO SWEDEN
Cotton textiles. Silk fabrics. Rayon fabrics. Shawls. Sarees. Lace goods. Jute goods. Raw wool and woollen manufactures, including
carpets and rugs but excluding woollen yams. Coir and coir products. Hemp other than manila, sisal and aloe. Cotton waste. Rubber
goods. Leather-tanned hides and skins. Leather goods including footwear. Myrobalan and extracts. Sports goods. Drugs and medicines.
Essential oils and oilseeds. Niger seed. Kardi seed. Niger seed oil. Kardi seed oil. Castor oil. Linseed oil. Mustard oil. Hydrogenated
oil. Shark Liver oil. Spices, including pepper, chillies, ginger, turmeric, cardamom pickles, chutneys, condiments, curry powder.
Tea. Coffee. Tobacco. Shellac. Manganese ore and Magnesite. Kyanite ore. Chrome ore. Iron ore. Crushed bones. Paraffin wax. Glycerine.
Potassium bromide. Magnesium chloride. Naphthalene. Potassium nitrate. Bichromates. Strychnine and its salts. Papain. Linoleum. Bristles.
Fibre for brushes and brooms. Goat hair and other animal hair. Cottage industry products, e.g., handloorn (cotton and sa), artistic
silver, brass, bidri and other metal products, ivory articles, wood carvings, grass and 6bre products, etc. Soaps. Cigarettes. Methylated
spirit. Cashewkernels. Coal. Raw cotton. Dyeing and tanning materials other than myrobalan. Indian films, exposed.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
New Delhi, the 8th June, 1954
Dear Mr. WIJKUAN,
I write to acknowledge receipt of your letter of to-day's date. The letter reads as follows :- (Not printed) I confirm that this sums
up correctly the result of the discussions between the Representative of India and Sweden.
Sd/- H.V.R. IENGAR.
H.E. Mr. PER WIJKNIAN,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary for Sweden in India, 11, Ratendone Road, New Delhi.