§ 47. Sir F. WISE
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the exports and imports from and to Britain of Palestine for 1926 in sterling; and what are the principal goods or commodities, respectively?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Sir Burton Chadwick)
The answer consists of a table of figures, and my hon. Friend will no doubt agree to my circulating it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the reply:
§ The value of merchandise exported from Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Palestine during 1926 amounted to £674,000, of which British goods accounted for £647,C00, and imported goods £27,000. During the same period our total imports from Palestine amounted to £1,346,000.
|Trade of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with Palestine in 1925.|
|Branch of Trade and principal commodities.||Declared Value thereof.|
|(a) Imports from Palestine (Total)||1,161,000|
|(b) Exports to Palestine (Total)||743,000|
|(i) Produce and manufactures of the United Kingdom||717,000|
|Cotton Yarns and Manufactures||235,000|
|Iron and Steel and Manufactures thereof||57,000|
|Apparel, not of fur||47,000|
|Woollen and Worsted Yarns and Manufactures||33,000|
|(ii) Imported Merchandise (all descriptions)||26,000|