§ MR. A. SHORT
asked the President of the Board of Trade Whether he will state the volume and value of our export and import trade, with Germany since the-Armistice, and the nature of such exports and imports?
§ Sir A. GEDDES
issued the following statement, as promised in his reply to the above question on Monday last
The following statement shows the total value of the, imports from Germany into United Kingdom and of exports from the United Kingdom to Germany during the period 11th November, 1918, to 31st October, 1919:
Imports: £ Potash Compound (other than Manures) 53,780 Manures 29,269 Leather, dressed 25,990 Skins and Furs, dressed and undressed 21,776 Toys and Games 8,631 Other Goods 77,989 Total 217,436
Exports of Produce and Manufactures of the United Kingdom: £ Herrings 382,110 Potatoes 350,873 Provisions, unenumerated 207,536 Tobacco and Snuff manufactured in the United Kingdom 293,618 Linseed Oil 1,613,396 Rape Seed Oil 206,499 Soap 480,437 Cotton Yarn 428,893 Cotton Manufactures 3,693,608 Woollen and Worsted Yarn 204,781 Woollen and Worsted Manufactures 1,732,495 Other goods 1,204,727 Total 10,798,973
Exports of Foreign, and Colonial Produce and Manufactures: £ Rice 158,377 Oatmeal and Rolled Oats 111,343 Lard 548,005 Bacon 1,019,609 Meat, preserved other wise than by salting (including tinned and canned) 679,386 Milk (Condensed and Powder) 469,998 Cotton, Raw 355,185 Jute 156,560 Oils, Animal and Vegetable 111,054 Rubber, Raw 374,409 Wool, Sheep's or Lamb's 61,473 Copper, Unwrought 57,500 Cocoa, Raw 102,007 Coffee, Raw 245,251 Sugar 60,297 Tea 41,125 Tobacco 66,363 Other goods 792,773 Total 5,408,775 Total Imports £217,435 Total Exports £16,207,748
§ Mr. CHADWICK
asked the President of the Board of Trade how many tons of sugar have been exported to Germany from this country since the 1st July?
§ Sir A. GEDDES
During the period from 1st July to 31st October of the current year, 979 tons of sugar were registered as exported to Germany from the United Kingdom. I have no figures yet for the subsequent period.