Consular Reports; Annual Series Volume 30-40

Consular Reports; Annual Series Volume 30-40

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...1906. INCREASED SUGAR SHIPMENTS-----TEA, TOBACCO, AND OIL. The sales of sugar for export in 1907 amounted to 1,313,302 tons, ' lued at $38,205,161, against 1,091,300 tons, worth $32,892,400 the previous year. The direct shipments to the United States re valued at $13,421,421, an increase of $4,776,421 over 1906. re shipments to foreign countries in 1907, quantities being in tons, -re as follows: United States direct, 163,105; Port Said, for further ders, probable destination the United States, 154,147; Nether1dS, 18,854; United Kingdom, 15,011; British India, 369,919; istralia, 11,074; Hongkong and China, 244,153; Japan, 222,697; raits Settlements, 65,147; and all other countries, 49,195. The 'erage prices for Java sugars in 1907 as given in the monthly ports were as follows: American assortment (Muscovados) 1.81 =nts per pound; No. 16 Dutch standard, 1.89 cents per pound; and iperiors, 2.2 cents per pound. The shipments of tea in 1907 amounted to 30,177,468 pounds, alued at $3,289,344. The Netherlands was the best customer, kin 17,577,351 pounds; followed b Great Britain with 4,955,518 oun s; Russia, 2,271,032 pounds; traits Settlements, 1,993,365 ounds; Australia, 1,486,005 pounds; China, 1,239,196 pounds; nd all other countries, 654,995 pounds. The shipments to the 7nited States amounted to only 5,600 pounds. The exports of tobacco showed a" decrease from 1906 and the rices of cigars and cigarettes were considerably lower. The foreign ales of these articles amounted to 156,596,177 pounds, valued at 22,586,752, of which tobacco was valued at $22,504,985. During he year an enterprising tobacco firm started manufacturing cigars. The cigars are of a good quality and retail for $2 to $2.40 per 100. Government figures for 1907 give...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763440
  • 9781236763440