§ Mr. HENNIKER HEATON
asked the Postmaster-General what are the estimated receipts for all mail matter, viz., for letters, for papers, and for parcels, respectively, despatched from the United Kingdom to China, including the treaty ports, last year; and what are the estimated postage receipts for all, mail matter from China to the United Kingdom last year.
§ Mr. SYDNEY BUXTON
The gross postage receipts on mail matter despatched from the United Kingdom to China (including Hong Kong and the Treaty ports) in 1908 are estimated to amount to £23,000, made up thus: For letters and postcards, £8,000; printed matter, etc., £11,000; parcels, £4,000; total, £23,000. The receipts of the various postal administrations in2342W China (including Hong Kong and the Treaty ports) in respect of mails despatched to the United Kingdom can only be approximately estimated, but probably they amount to a total of £10,000 or £11,000 for 1908.