Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 352-356

Monthly Consular and Trade Reports Volume 352-356

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...19,404 tons, valued at $854,733; Hon kong, 518 tons, value at $31,585; China, 1,166 tons, valued at $3437; United King(l0lll, France, and India together. 45 tons, valued at $1,748. Unrefined sugar to the value of $1,200 was im orted from Singapore, Hongkong. and India. The customs tari on sugar, refined and unrefined, is 3 per cent ad valorem. PRODUCTION OF NITRATES. NORWAY. ERECTION OF LARGE "FORKS FOR ITS MANUFACTURE IN THE KINGDOM. Supplementing previous articles in Consular and Trade Reports on the manufacture of air nitrates and associated products in Norway, Germany, and Niagara Falls, Canada, it is learned from British consular reports that the industry is undergoing rapid expansion in the first-named country, where nearly $15,000,000 will be invested. The British consul's report from Christiania reads: Up till now about $6,000.000 has been expended on the works at No_todden and Svaelgfos and the power stations under construction at Rjukan and Vamma. When all the works are completed, at the end of 1910, $14,600,000 will have been spent. A great point in connection with the development of this industry, is that the opportunity has now arien of opening up several industries in connection with the manufacture of nitrates, such as nitric acid, nitrate of ammonia, nitrate of potash, also sodium nitrate, which last is already being manufactured. The Nobel syndicate, in conjunction with the Blrkeland and Eyde Company, is now concentrating the weak acids, with the assistance of the gas furnaces, to an acid of such percentage as to become an article of transport, and further opportunities have thus been opened for export trade, especially from works with water power that are situated near the seaboard. It is of interest to note...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236780094
  • 9781236780096