§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the President of the Board of Trade how many of the 4,923 typewriters exported during August to October were exported to hard currency countries; how many of the 8,710 typewriters imported came from hard currency countries; what was their total cost; and what was the cost in dollars.
§ Mr. Belcher
The answer to the first part of the Question is 989. The number imported from hard currency countries was 3,414, the c.i.f. value being £76,400; almost all of these imports came from the United States and Canada.