Pacific Ports Manual

Pacific Ports Manual

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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: June. Dry season, September to December. Principal Imports: Cotton piece goods, and yarns, metals, kerosene oil, rice, coal, ginseng. matches, medicines, sugar, cigarettes, clothing (mostly underwear), aniline dyes and synthetic indigo (when obtainable). electrical materials and fittings, flour, hosiery, condensed milk, sewing machines, knitting machines, lubricating oil, paper, soda ash. household and toilet soaps, household stores, and toilet requisites. Principal Exports: Raw sugar (to other Chinese ports), paper and joss paper, cloth, coarse chinaware and earthenware, prepared tobacco, oranges, woliram ore, duck and goose feathers, hides, jute, skins, groundnuts and groundnut oil, potato flour, firecrackers, grass cloth and drawn work, and filet lace. Industries: Manufacturing is carried on by primitive native methods and is confined chiefly to cotton goods and nankeens, coarse chinaware, tinfoil, joss paper. grass cloth, earthenware, pewterware and bamboo ware. Consular Representation: United States (M. S. '.yers, consul), Great Britain, France, Japan, Norway. Importers & Exporters: Bradley & Co.. Ltd., VV. G. Humphreys & Co., Alex. Ross & Co., all British. (See index for "Directory of Exporters & Importers.") Business Directory: (Banks) Bank of Taiwan, Ltd. (Coal) Bradley & Co., Ltd., T. Carr Ramsay, A. Delezeaux. (Ship Chandlers) Tai Sang & Co., Kwong Shing Co. SYDNEY (Port Jackson) New South Wales, Australia Port Jackson. upon which the important city of Sydney is situated, is the most commodious and secure harbor on the east coast of Australia. After passing through the Heads. vessels reach the harbor either by the East or VVest Channels. For 13 miles, as the crow flies. more

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  • Paperback | 554 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798481
  • 9781236798480