Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 344-347

Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 344-347

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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: ...exports for the year ending June 30, 1909, is furnished by Consul George H. Pickerell, of Para: The following statement showing the half-yearly exports of rubber from the consular district of Para for the past three calendar years is necessary for the full understanding of the estimated exports for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1909: 37, 5ll,15'.! 1911-'4......., .............., ., ..., ..............., ........ '.321, '_"JIl. WM 15, 393. 4225 37, 696, 487 From the above statements it would seem that the shipments for the fiscal year to end June 30, 1909, would be as great as, if not greater than, those of the previous year. and had there been no financial depression or other unfavorable condition this would undoubtedly be the case. Reports from the interior are of such a character as to indicate that shipments will from now (January 29) on show a material reduction in quantity as compared with the same period in 1908. CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE RUBBER OUTPUT. The supplies sent-up river during 1908 were considerably less than were ordered, and only the financia ly strong houses filled the requisitions as sent i11. This means that the rubber gatherer was unable to remain away from his base of supplies the' usual length of time, and as a consequence will not be able to furnish his usual quota of rubber. Another factor that enters very largely into the uestion is the rain. This year it is reported that the rains have made their appearance some six weeks ahead of the usual time. How much effect these two factors will have and what the difference will be no one can accurately state, but one hears of estimates runnin from 10 to 50 per cent on the reoeipts to arrive during the last halfi of the year ending J une 30, 1909....
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