§ Mr. O'SHEE
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the average price of Ceylon and Indian teas per pound in the London market during the year 1909?
The average values of all Indian and Ceylon teas imported in 1909 into the United Kingdom as declared by the importers were as follows: Tea consigned from India, 8.26d. per lb; tea consigned from Ceylon, 8.09d. per lb. These figures represent the values of the teas as landed exclusive of the duty payable. It is not possible to quote any market prices which accurately express the average prices in the London market of Ceylon or Indian teas taken as a whole.