97. Mr. CAWLEY
asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the value of cotton yarn and piece goods imported into this country from Germany; and what is the total export of such goods from Germany and from this country, respectively?
The value of the imports from Germany into this country of cotton yarn in 1911 was £218,000, and the value of cotton piece goods imported from Germany £1,430,000. These figures include some yarn and piece goods of British manufacture sent to Germany to be dyed and otherwise finished. The total value of all cotton yarn of domestic manufacture exported from the United Kingdom in 1911 was £15,663,000, and of the cotton yarn exported from Germany £1,591,000. The corresponding figures for cotton piece goods were: Exports from the United Kingdom, £90,513,000; exports from Germany £7,322,000.