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Cotton Goods (Imports)

Volume 237: debated on Monday 24 March 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for India the imports into India of cotton goods from the United Kingdom and Japan, respectively, in 1913, and in the latest year for which the statistics are available?

The following are the statistics for which the hon. Member asks:

Value in £ sterling of cotton goods imported into India from (1) the United Kingdom, and (2) Japan:
1913–14.1928–29.
££
From United Kingdom …39,834,29033,815,499
From Japan …803,2608,663,472
Quantities of cotton goods imported into India from (1) the United Kingdom, and (2) Japan:
Cotton piece goods (yards)
1913–14.1928–29.
From United Kingdom …3,104,311,4651,456,092,130
From Japan …8,900,578357,343,077
Cotton yarn (1bs.).
From United Kingdom …37,836,09223,094,208
From Japan …1,000,2607,631,645
NOTE.—The quantities of cotton goods classified otherwise than as either piece goods or yarn are inconsiderable.