§ 16. Captain PETER MACDONALD
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the volume and value of British exports to Russia and to New
|The following table shows the total declared value of merchandise imported into and exported from the United Kingdom daring each of the undermentioned years, consigned from and to Russia and New Zealand respectively.|
|—||Merchandise consigned from and to Russia.||Merchandise consigned from and to New Zealand.|
|Total Imports.||Exports.||Total Imports.||Exports.|
|Produce and Manufactures of the U.K.||Imported Merchandise.||Produce and Manufactures of the U.K.||Imported Merchandise.|
|(a) Under £10,000.|
|1. The above particulars of the trade with Russia during the years 1913 to 1920 relate to the former Russian Empire and are not comparable with those for the years 1921 onwards, which relate to the Soviet Union (Russia).|
|2. Prior to the 1st April, 1923, the above figures relate to the trade of Great Britain and the whole of Ireland, whereas from that date they relate to the trade of Great Britain and Northern Ireland only.|
§ Zealand in the years 1913 to 1930; and what was the volume and value of imports into Great Britain from the same countries in the same years?
I am unable to state the volume of our trade with Russia and New Zealand during the years 1913 to 1930. With the hon. and gallant Member's permission, I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT particulars of the value of the imports from, and exports to, these countries during the years 1913 to 1929 and the first nine months of 1930. Similar information for the whole year 1930 will be published in the issue for January, 1931, of the "Accounts relating to Trade and Navigation of the United Kingdom."
§ Following are the particulars: