§ 7. Major KELLEY
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can give the value of our imports of iron and steel during the most recent month for which figures are available and the value of the home output of similar goods during the same period, as also the value of British iron and steel which was exported?
§ Mr. BALDWIN
The reply involves a statistical statement, and I will accordingly, with the permission of the House, have it circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
|Commodity.||Imports (Total).||Exports of United Kingdom Manufacture.||Home Production.|
|(A) Iron and Steel Products for which Production Statistics are available:—||Tons.||Tons.||Tons.|
|(1) Pig Iron||…||…||…||…||121,711||6,941||158,300|
|(2) Steel Ingots and Castings||…||559||558||429,300|
|(3) Wrought Iron and Finished Steel Products.||69,858||102,540||358,000|
|(B) Other Iron and Steel Products||…||…||13,999||23,285||Cannot be stated.|
|Total||…||…||…||206,127||133,324||Cannot be stated.|
|(A) Iron and Steel Products for which Production Statistics are available.—||£||£||£|
|(1) Pig Iron||…||…||…||…||707,000||71,000||Cannot be stated.|
|(2) Steel Ingots and Castings||…||…||23,000||73,000|
|(3) Wrought Iron and Finished Steel Products.||744,000||2,596,000|
|(B) Other Iron and Steel Products||…||…||356,000||1,342,000|
|Total||…||…||…||1,830,000||4,082,000||Cannot be stated.|
§ The particulars relating to imports and exports have been compiled from the official monthly accounts relating to the Trade and Navigation of the United Kingdom, while those for home production are based on information collected by the National Federation of Iron and Steel Manufacturers.