HC Deb 25 April 1907 vol 173 c245

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will give the relative average prices of imports and exports compared with the prices of 1900.

(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) The relative average values of import and exports in 1906, as compared with 1900, can be calculated from the table on page 5 of the Return. The results are as follows—

Average values in 1906 expressed as a percentage of the values in 1900:—

Imports 103.3
Exports of British produce 96.7
Exports of Foreign and Colonial merchandise 113.8