HC Deb 19 March 1923 vol 161 cc2131-3W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the total imports of alizarine and other anthracene dyes during the years 1913 and 1922, respectively?

Viscount WOLMER

supplied the following statement, showing the quantity (where recorded) and value of the under-mentioned articles imported into and exported from the United Kingdom during the years specified:

Lieut.-Colonel BUCKLEY:

The imports into the United Kingdom of alizarine and anthracene dyestuffs during the year 1913 amounted to 60,813 cwts., valued at £272,245. In the year 1922 the imports of alizarine dyes amounted to 11,387 cwts., valued at £60,607. Owing to a change in classification which became operative in January, 1920, separate particulars of the imports of anthracene dyes in 1922 are not available.