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Imports And Exports

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 15 June 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he can state the amount in sterling of imports and exports to and from Palestine in 1921, and what percentages were British goods?

The figures for 1921 were as follow: Imports, £5,665,000; exports, £824,000. 34 per cent. of the imports came from the United Kingdom and about 18½ per cent. from India, Australia, and Egypt. Of the exports, 69 per cent. went to Egypt and 15½ per cent. to the United Kingdom.