§ SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT (Monmouthshire, W.)
To ask the Secretary to the Board of Trade, what was the value of dutiable goods imported into Canada for home consumption for the year 1902 under the general tariff, from Great Britain, the United States, Germany, France, Belgium, and Holland: from Great Britain under the preferential tariff: and, what was the value of all iron and steel, manufactured and unmanufactured, imported from Great Britain into Canada in the years 1900 and 1901; and what was the amount of bounty paid upon iron in Canada in the years 1897 and 1901.
(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) The value of dutiable goods imported into Canada for consumption in the year 1901–2 under the general tariff from the countries named was as follows: Great Britain, £1,301,614; United States, £12,370,705; Germany, £1,866,116; France, £1,140,191; Belgium, £295,351; Holland, £105,507. From Great Britain under the preferential tariff, £5,905,691. The value of iron and steel, manufactured and unmanufactured imported from Great 1283 Britain in 1899–1900 was £1,178,144; in 1900–1901, £699,556; in 1901–02, £1,314,727. The bounties on iron and steel paid by the Canadian Government in 1886–7 amounted to £20,543; in 1900–1901, to £96,204.