§ Sir F. WISE
asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of the imports from Italy to Britain in 1926; and what were the respective amounts of the chief imports?
§ Sir P. CUNLIFFE-LISTER
The total declared value of the merchandise imported into Great Britain and Northern Ireland during 1926, and consigned from2294W Italy, was £15,740,000. The values of the principal classes of goods are stated below:
Classes of Imports. Declared Value. Thous. £. Articles of Food, Drink and Tobacco: Cheese (except margarine cheese) 680 Eggs in shell 174 Fruits: lemons, limes, etc. 834 Vegetables, preserved 622 Wine 172 Raw Materials and Articles mainly Unmanufactured: Sulphur 162 Silk cocoons and waste of all kinds, except noils 147 Silk, raw 293 Hemp and hemp tow 515 Hides and skins, wet, other than calf skins 483 Articles wholly or mainly manufactured: Marble (other than works of art) 467 Silk, thrown and spun silk yarn 270 Silk, piece goods, wholly of silk (except apparel and embroidery), dyed or not dyed 1,306 Silk, piece goods mixed with other materials including artificial silk, if known as "silks," dyed or not dyed 529 Artificial silk yarn, thread and straw 129 Gloves, of leather 509 Hats, of felt 847 Motor cars: touring cars 256 Rubber tyres 715 Buttons and studs 282 All other Articles 6,348 Total imports 15,740