HC Deb 13 July 1914 vol 64 c1496

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can give the value of the goods exported from the Bradford district to the United States for the month of June; whether he can say how that total compares with the same period of last year; and can he give the figures for the half-year ended in June as compared with those for 1913 and 1912, respectively?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Burns)

I am informed that goods to the value of £578,403 were exported to the United States of America from the United States Consular district of Bradford in June, 1914, as against £147,088 in June, 1913. In the first six months of the year the value was £3,594,959 as against £1,035,855 in the corresponding period of 1913, and £1,441,479 in the corresponding period of 1912.