Miscellaneous Series Volume 85

Miscellaneous Series Volume 85

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... do Norte, and Ceara; sheep raising is carried on extensively, thus furnishing a supply of wool for woolen goods, and fibrous plants grow throughout Brazil, producing materials for coarse goods. COTTON TEXTILES. Brazil possessed 110 cotton factories in 1905, with 26,420 looms and 234,928 spindles, and in 1915 there were 240 factories, with 51,135 looms and 1,512,626 spindles. The capital in 1905 was 193,708,128 milreis, as against 402,850,820 milreis 111 1915; production increased from 242,087,181 meters in 1905 to 470,283,455 meters in 1915. During the 10 years the number of mills increased 118 per cent, the looms 93 per cent, and the spindles 105 per cent. The table following shows the capitalization and output of the important cotton mills in Brazil. Source: "Investments in Latin.-kmerlea," by Fred. ll. Halsey, p. 210. Factories. Location. Capital. Output Ilfilreis. Milreis, P1-ogreso Industrial do Brazil _ _, _ _ _ _. R10 do Janeiro.. 18,600, 000 8, 800, 000 Confianca Industrial.......... 13, 000, 000 8, 500, 000 Fiacao e Tecidos Al.inn;8--. 12, 750, 000 6, 800,000 Fiaeao e Tecidos Botalogo 1... 12, 000, 000 10, 200, 000 Fabriea Volorantim........................ 10, 000,000 6, 400, 000 Brasil Industrial...................... 9, 800, 000 6, 000, 0()0 Companhia Petro olitana.................... p.. 9,000,000 5,000,000 Manufacturados luminese.................. Nlctheroy.... 9, 000, 000 4, 200, 000 Flaeao e Tecidos Corcovada..".............. Rio do J aneiro.. 8, 730,000 5, 200,000 Frag-ao_e 'I'_ecidosCar1og-a....._......... 8,400,000 6,300,000 Contomficro Rodolpho Crespi....... 8, 000, 000 3, 900, 000 America Fabril..................... 7, 600, 000 5, 600, 000 Emporio Industrial do Norte.. _..............show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919262
  • 9781236919267