§ MR. HEDDERWICK (Wick Burghs)
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade what quantity of British cotton goods has been exported from this country to Madagascar during the last two years?
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE
The quantities of cotton piece-goods (of British manufacture) exported from the United Kingdom to Madagascar in 1897 and 1898 were 11,973,600 yards and 521,500 yards respectively. The values were £108,080 and £4,859. In addition, cottons entered at value were exported to the value of £3,777 and £1,382 respectively in the two years.