56. Sir NICHOLAS GRATTANDOYLE
asked the President of the Board' of Trade what relation the volume of British imports, exports, and total over seas trade for the first six months of 1931 bears to that for a similar period in each of the years from 1925 onwards, regarding 1925 as the base year?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. W. R. Smith)
For years subsequent to 1924 the volume of British trade has only been calculated on the basis of values in that year. I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table giving the estimated values of the imports, exports and re exports during the period January to June of each of the years 1924 to 1931, based on the average values of the same period of 1924.
§ Following is the table:1935
|The following statement shows the estimated values of the imports into and exports and re-exports from the United Kingdom during the period January to June of each of the years 1924 to 1931, based on the average values of the same period of 1924:—|
|Period, January-June.||Total Imports.||Exports.|
|United Kingdom Produce and Manufactures.||Imported Merchandise.|
|(As declared):||Million £.||Million £.||Million £.|
|(At 1924 average values):|