HC Deb 30 January 1934 vol 285 cc174-5
4. Mr. LYONS

asked the President of the Board of Trade the export and import trading figures for the six months ended 31st December, 1933, or the nearest convenient date between this country and Canada, Australia and New Zealand respectively?


As the answer involves a tabular statement, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.


May I ask my hon. Friend whether these figures show that the British Empire is still our best customer?

Table showing the total declared value of merchandise imported into and exported from the United Kingdom and registered during the six months ended 31st December, 1933, as consigned from and to the undermentioned countries.
Country from and to which consigned. Total Imports into the United Kingdom. Exports from the United Kingdom.
Produce and manufactures of the United Kingdom. Imported merchandise.
£'000. £'000. £'000.
Canada 25,804 10,306 702
Australia 22,681 11,366 401
New Zealand 14,971 5,194 135
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