Report on the Commercial Statistic of Syria

Report on the Commercial Statistic of Syria

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...per rottolo; two-thirds for the consumption of Aleppo, and one-third for Mesopotamia. Coral, 25 cases; this article is of various qualities, there are cases valued at _l0,000 piastres, and go as far as 50,000 piastres: about 8 cases to 10 are sold in Aleppo to the Persians and Bedouins, and the remainder is sent to Bagdad and Persia, say one-third to Aleppo and two-thirds sent out. Cochineal, 82 cases, weighing '70 okes each=5740-okes; the ruling prices at Aleppo 130 to 150 piastres per oke; half for Aleppo, and the remainder is drawn by the interior. Paper, 166 bales, each bale of 20 reams=3320 reams; ruling prices 25 to 40 piastres per ream; half consumed at Aleppo, and the remainder goes into the interior. Manufactures, 293 bales, of all sorts, of which a considerable proportion is British nianulactures bought in the Italian depots; each bale is estimated at 3000 to 5000 piastres; about one-third of which in 97 bales is consumed in_Aleppo, and the remaining two-thirds go into Mesopotamia. Cloth, none comes lrom Italy, or at most during the year a bale or two. Imports during 1836 and 1837 from France to Aleppo: --Sugar, 114 barrels, 766 cases, weighing one with another r0tt0ll Biwll; the Imports from ruling prices at Aleppo during those two years were_l2-; to 13 piastres per rottolo; Fem"two-thirds consumed at Aleppo, and one-third goes into the inrt_er!1_or, and to Mesopotamia; total weight 44,000 rottoli. Coffee, 330 barrels, 120 bags, Weighing one with another 35 1'ottoli each; ruling prices 17 to 18 piastres p61' r0, t_t, ?1; Y1e_third consumed at Aleppo, and two-thirds go out; total weight _35, l01'0t_'[0llCochineal, 35 barrels, 68 cases, weighing 70 okes each, and the P1' was Pulerl l"_.".".show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • English
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  • 1236861035
  • 9781236861030