Knitting Machines (Export).

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 13th March 1923.

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Photo of Mr John Simpson Mr John Simpson , Taunton


asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the number and value of knitting machines exported from the United Kingdom in the years 1913 and 1922, respectively?

Photo of Viscount  Wolmer Viscount Wolmer , Aldershot

The exports of hosiery and knitting machines from the United Kingdom during the year 1922 amounted to 269 tons valued at £155,277. Corresponding figures for 1913 are not available, as hosiery and knitting machines were, in that year, included under the general heading "Textile Machinery."