HC Deb 03 August 1925 vol 187 cc961-2W

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can state in regard to the Bahamas and for the years 1922, 1923, and 1924, respectively, the value of imports from the United Kingdom, from the Colonies, and from elsewhere, respectively; and what were the principal imports from elsewhere?


The value of imports into the Bahamas from the United Kingdom, from the rest of the Empire, and from foreign countries, respectively, during 1922, 1923, and 1924, was as follows:

1922. 1923. 1924.
£ £ £
United Kingdom 672,785 758,041 507,459
Rest of the Empire. 63,651 189,095 204,263
Foreign countries 1,226,488 1,173,000 841,172

The principal imports from foreign countries were whisky, foodstuffs, and manufactured goods.