HC Deb 23 April 1934 vol 288 cc1388-9W

asked the President of the Board of Trade the value of the exports to and imports from Japan both for Great Britain and for the British Empire in the year 1933 and for January and February, 1934?


The value of merchandise imported into and exported from Japan in the trade with Great Britain and other British countries, so far as the particulars are available, was as follows:

1933. January and February, 1934.
Imports into Japan.†
Thousand Yen. Thousand Yen.
From Great Britain 82,559 10,896
From Other British countries * 523,932 76,096
Total 606,491 86,992
Exports from Japan †
Thousand Yen. Thousand Yen.
To Great Britain 87,849 17,487
To Other British countries.* 396,403 70,232
Total 484,252 87,719
* The countries included are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Cape Colony and Natal, British India and Ceylon, Eastern Africa (including Foreign Eastern Africa), Hong Kong, Straits Settlements British Borneo and Aden.
† Japan Proper, including Karafuto (Japanese Saghalien).