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China Tea (Duty)

Volume 155: debated on Monday 12 June 1922

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, seeing that the duty against China tea will cause considerable harm to Lancashire exports, partly through sentiment and partly through reduced purchasing power in China, he will reconsider the matter?

ArticlesAt full rate of duty.At preferential rate of duty.Total.
£££
Chicory86,00086,000
Cocoa526,0001,339,0001,865,000
Coffee359,000238,000597,000
Dried fruits725,00048,000773,000
Spirits5,100,0006,441,00011,541,000
Sugar25,175,0007,870,00033,045,000
Molasses681,00056,000737,000
Glucose757,0001,000758,000
Saccharin1,0001,000
Sugar composite articles1,337,00069,0001,406,000
Tea2,096,00015,485,00017,581,000
Tobacco53,025,0002,174,00055,199,000
Wine2,704,00047,0002,751,000
Cinematograph films253,0001,000254,000
Clocks, watches and parts449,0001,000450,000
Motor cars, cycles arid parts673,00091,000764,000
Musical instruments and parts228,0002,000230,000