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COMMERCE

The chief imports into Canada from Great Britain were :-

233

Articles

1894

1895

1896 £

1897

£

£

£

Iron and Steel, and

manufactures of .

1,405,320

951,354

877,960

717,565

Woollens

1,651,830

1,355,108

1,424,168

1,146,349

Cottons ....

607,790

635,770

689,870

559,568

Silk, and manufactures of

407,559

355,471

• 389,751

286,852

Wearing apparel, all

kinds ....

Fancy goods .

219,860

193,704

186,890

179,421

Flax, hemp, and jute,

and manufactures of .

273,680

253,004

269,378

217,563

The following table exhibits the commercial intercourse of the Dominion of Canada with the United Kingdom, according to the Board of Trade Returns, in 1879, and in each of the last five years.

1879

1893

1894

1895

£

12,798,469

5,285,271

1896

1897

Imports into U. K.

from Canada . Exports of British produce to Canada .

£ 9,834,236

5,926,908

£ 12,945,605

6,658,492

£

12,506,642

5,531,513

£

16,047,263

5,352,029

£ 19,217,918

5,171,850

The chief imports into Great Britain from Canada were : —

Articles

1893

1894

1895

1896

1897

£

£

£

£

£

Wheat .

1,023,905

773,952

556,920

1,092,372

1,875,058

,, flour

508,130

481,005

1,003,779

816,487

803,389

Maize

786,614

166,682

263,651

539,205

740,609

Pease

280,513

199,076

134,763

304,049

287,496

Wood & timber

3,185,626

3,492,032

3,179,678

4,206,094

5,546,073

Cheese

2,575,893

2,688,946

2,335,548

2,589,301

3.349,501

Cattle .

1,465,005

1,346,360

1,593,304

1,607,899

2,045,209

Fish

349,390

632,684

566,203

650,409

734,866

Apples

153,604

317,154

278,158

646,262

278,939

Bacon k Hams

667,314

652,709

686,016

1,061,065

783,467

Skins & Furs .

403,262

412,509

407,168

373,291

261,570

The chief exports of British produce and were : —

manufactures to Canada