MR. GIBSON BOWLES (Lynn Regis)
To ask the President of the Board of Trade can he say what were the total imports in cwts. of sugar into the United Kingdom during the year 1904, and what were the imports in that year respectively from Russia, Argentine Republic, Denmark, Chile, Peru, the British West India Islands, British Guiana, and Cuba respectively.
(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) The total imports of sugar into the United Kingdom in 1904 amounted to 32,289,443 cwts. The following shows the quantities imported from the countries mentioned in the Question, and also the quantities actually consigned to the United Kingdom from those countries:—
§ sugar for which he desires the prices to be stated, and whether wholesale or retail, inclusive or exclusive of duty, I will see what can be done to supply the information.