§ SIR THOMAS WRIGHTSON (St. Pancras, E.)
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the weight and value of manufactured steel and iron which has been imported into British ports from 1st January to 30th June this year, and the same information with regard to the four previous half-years, also the ports at which the material has been delivered and the country from which it has been sent.
139 (Answered by Mr. Bonar Law.) The following are the particulars required, so far as regards the weight and value of manufactured and partly manufactured steel and iron imported into the United Kingdom during the periods mentioned:—
The further information which the hon. Member requires, as to the ports at which the material has been delivered and the countries from which it has been sent, will be prepared and sent to him as soon as ready.
Weight Tons. Value. £ Half-year to— 30 June 1903 592,000 4,045,000 31 Dec. 1902 581,000 4,063,000 30 June 1902 552,000 3,873,000 31 Dec. 1901 540,000 4,147,000 30 June 1901 384,000 3,414,000