§ Colonel BURDON
asked the President of the Board of Trade what are the f.o.b. prices for coal at each of the principal United States ports; and whether he can 51W give the freights from those ports to foreign ports to which British coal is also exported?
§ Sir A. GEDDES
The f.o.b. price for Pocahontas and New River coal is about $5.25 per gross ton at Norfolk and Newport News. The following are representative rates of freight from these ports for coal per gross ton:
Bordeaux and Havre $22.50 Antwerp and Rotterdam … $22.50 Stockholm … $28.00 Christiania … $27.00 Copenhagen … $27.00 Marseilles … $26.00 Spanish Mediterranean ports … $26.00 Genoa … $26.50 Alexandria … $31.00 Buenos Ayres … $16.00