HC Deb 09 December 1912 vol 45 cc73-4W

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the value of goods wholly or mainly manufactured, the produce of the United Kingdom, exported to the United States in the years, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911, respectively; and what was the value of articles in the same category imported into the United Kingdom from the United States during the same years?


The following statement gives the information desired by the hon.

Member, so far as the particulars are available from published Returns.

Year. Exports to the United States of Articles wholly or mainly manufactured (United Kingdom Produce). Imports from the United States or Articles wholly or mainly manufactured.
£ £
1881 26,850,000 5,058,000
1891 24,888,000 8,738,000
1901 15,852,000 19,112,000
1911 21,480,000 22,308,000

NOTE.—Owing to growing elaboration in the amount of detail shown in the Trade Returns of the United Kingdom, the figures for 1911 are more complete than those for previous years, which are relatively somewhat understated.