India and Imperial Preference; With Statistical Tables

India and Imperial Preference; With Statistical Tables

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...'there is no reason why new arrangements with other countries should necessarily entail any change of business relations with the Japanese.' The same 1 remark will apply to the trade with the Straits Settlements, which, moreover, as being trade within the Empire, would derive a direct benefit from Imperial Preference. 8. So that it follows that, out of the total of Indian exports to foreign countries, value 720 million of rupees--which, with 626 millions of rupees, value of exports to the United Kingdom and British Colonies make, up the total value of Indian exports to the sum of 1,346 millions of rupees--trade to the value of 293 millions of rupees will not be affected one way or the other by the adoption of Imperial Preference. These figures are takjm from the Financial and Commercial Statistics of Brttish India, published by the Government of India at the office of the Superintendent of Government Printing at Calcutta in the year 1906. I have already shown that the inter-Imperial export trade of India, to the value of 626 millions, will be enormously benefited and stimulated by Imperial Preference. So, out of the total export trade of 1,346 millions of rupees, I have now shown that trade to the value of 920 millions will certainly be either greatly benefited and stimulated or entirely unaffected. It remains to ascertain, by the light of Sir Edward Law's Minute and these newly published Government statistics, what will be the effect of our adoption of Imperial Preference on the export trade, value 426 millions of rupees, to other countries, the various Protectionist countries of Europe and America. Here, if anywhere, we may hope to discover the perils to our Indian export trade which the Free Fooders and the soi-disant Free Traders...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520173
  • 9781236520173