Mr. MACKENZIE KING:
Our total imports in 1930 were 8847,000,000, and in 1935 they had fallen to $304,000,000. What I should have added-I omitted it to save time-was the valuation of the articles that will be affected by the reduction. The eighty-six reductions in duty would have affected imports in 1930 amounting to $123,000,000, and in 1935 to $23,000,000. The seventy-nine bound to the present rates would have affected imports amounting to $66,000,000 in 1930, and $21,000,000 in 1935. The fifteen bound to the free list would have affected imports amounting to $62,000,000 in 1930 and $32,000,000 in 1935. In other words, the 180 commodities on which concessions have been granted would have affected imports to the amount of $251,000,000 in 1930, and to the amount of $76,000,000 in 1935.