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The arrivals of vessels at ports at which no cargo is discharged, and of departures of vessels from ports at which no cargo is loaded, are recorded as arrivals and departures "in ballast." Particulars of such arrivals and departures are excluded from the tables in these Accounts, but are published in the "Annual Statement of the Navigation and Shipping of the United Kingdom.”
(10) Annual Statements.-Full particulars of the Import and Export trade in each Article and with each Foreign country and British possession are contained in the Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom,” which is now available for 1923. Detailed information as to Shipping is published in the “ Annual Statement of the Navigation and Shipping of the United Kingdom,” which is now available for 1923.
The Monthly Accounts of Trade and Navigation for December last contain preliminary information for the year 1924.
SUMMARY TABLE showing the VALUE of IMPORTS, EXPORTS of (a) UNITED
KINGDOM PRODUCE and MANUFACTURES (6) IMPORTED MERCHANDISE, and TOTAL EXPORTS for each MONTH in the YEARS 1923 and 1924, and the completed Months of the CURRENT YEAR, exclusive of BULLION and SPECIE.
The monthly totals are revised when full information as to dutiable imports is available, and corrections are made in the total for each year on the completion of the “ Annual Statement of Trade."
• Cncorrected figures.
(I.) AUGUST 1924 (II.)
+ 59,277,741 7,512,847 + 9,052,196 1 + 1,539,349 + 1,951,646 - 14,417,679 + 163,749,148 + 16,237,301 + 23,377,537 + 39,814,838 1,586,638 -10,395,609
The value of the Imports represents the cost, insurance, and freight ; or, when goods are consigned for sale, the latest sale value of such good.
† The value of the Exports represents the cost and the charges of delivering the goods on board the ship, and is known as the “free on board" value.
$ The tonnage of vessels entered from and cleared for the Irish Free State has been included in Table B as from 1st April, 1923 only. Particulars of such tonnage for the month and eight months ended 31st August, 1925, aod 1924, and for the ninth and five months ended 31st August, 1923, are given on pp. 238–241.
"OOD, DRINK, AND TOBACCO
TOTAL, CLASS I. RAW MATERIALS AND ARTICLES
MAINLY UNMANUFACTURED Á. Coal B. Other Non-Metallic Mining and Quarry
Products and the like C. Iron Ore and Scrap D. Kon-Ferrous Metalliferous Ores and Scrap.. L. Wood and Timber P. Raw Cotton and Cotton Waste G. Wool, Raw and Waste, and Woollen Rags. 8. Silk, Raw, Knubs and Noils I. Other Textile Materials J. Oil Seeds, Nuts, Oils, Fats, Resins and Gums K. Hides and Skins, Undressed L Paper-making Materials V. Rubber X. Miscellaneous Raw Materials and Articles mainly Unmanufactured
TOTAL, CLASS II. - ARTICLES WHOLLY OR MAINLY
MANUFACTURED A. Coke and Manufactured Fuel B. Earthenware, Glass, Abrasives, &c. C. Iron and Steel and Manufactures thereof D. Jon-Ferrous Metals and Manufactures
thereof E. Cutlery, Hardware, Implements, and In
struments F. Electrical Goods and Apparatus G. Machinery 1. Vanufactures of Wood and Timber I Cotton Yarns and Manufactures J. Woollen and Worsted Yarns and Manu.
factures K. Silk and Silk Manufactures
Manufactures of other Textile Materials
Paper and Cardboard
and Aircraft) 1. Bobber Manufactures.. 1. Miscellaneous Articles, wholly or mainly Manufactured
TOTAL, CLASS III. -ANIMALS, NOT FOR FOOD -PARCEL POST, NON-DUTIABLE ARTICLES
* The value of the Imports represents the cost, insurance, and freight; or, when goods are consigned for sale, the latest sale value of
EXPORTS OF PRODUCE AND MANUFACTURES of the UNITED KINGDOM
TOTAL, CLASS I.
Products and the like
TOTAL, CLASS II.
31,094 145,510 51,149 122,458 686,378
3,010 43,876 275,967 157,262 84,167
28,259 89,647 63,581 101,821 825,622
3,781 24,708 416,057 119,030 133,018 10,004 98,527
29,449 + 81,050 59,287 118,463 + 905,839+
1,837 43,945 446,385 218,842 + 128,718
31,478 + 167,449 +
1,190 8,597 4.294 16.642 80,217
1,944 19,237 30,328 99,512 +
4,300 21,474 + 68,922
170 61 44
III.-ARTICLES WHOLLY OR MAINLY
TOTAL, CLASS III.
3,651.690 + 4,057
The value of the Exports represents the cost and the charges of delivering the goods on board the ship, and is known as free on board" value.