§ Mr. PETO
asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the weight and value of foreign chocolate imported into the United Kingdom for the three months January to March of the present year and for the three months January to March, 1911, and also the corresponding figures for the imports of cocoa?
The following statement shows the quantities and values of cocoa and chocolate imported into the United Kingdom during the three months1520W January to March in each of the years 1911 and 1912:—
— January-March, 1911. January-March, 1912. Quantity. Value. Quantity. Value. Cwts. £ Cwts. £ Cocoa, Raw 244,046 666,735 264,010 726,631 Cocoa and Chocolate: Ground, prepared or manufactured, including Chocolate Confectionery 37,814 308,711 51,326 383,679
NOTE.—The particulars given above for 1912 are provisional and subject to rectification on final examination of the Returns.