Report on the Revenue Ceded by Turkey to the Bond-Holders of the Ottoman Public Debt

Report on the Revenue Ceded by Turkey to the Bond-Holders of the Ottoman Public Debt

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...paribus, cause the revenues of the last two months to recover. And this is precisely what happened. In the two succeeding years, although on account of other special causes a still further decrease occurred in the whole Salt-revenue for the year 1885-86, the purchases during the last two months increased considerably, very nearly, in fact, in proportion as the revenues of the four places mentioned increased, in consequence of the repressive and reformatory steps taken. The chief causes which led to the marked decrease of this revenue in the year 1885-86 were, as explained in the Report of the Council for that year, the requisition of means of transport by the Government for the mobilisation of the troops required for possible contingencies on the breaking out of serious troubles in Eastern Roumelia, and the removal of workers, for the same reason, from their ordinary pursuits. In the year 1886-87 one of these disadvantages, namely the requisition of means of transport, disappeared, and it is most gratifying to observe the very considerable advance in the Salt-revenue which ensued, an increase of no less than T39,000, or 601 per cent, on the preceding year and of 3-68 per cent, on the year 1884-85, the highest which had previously occurred. I confess that for the future of this revenue I have very Prospects of Salt good hopes. There exists, especially in the Black Sea and Revenue, on the coasts of Karamania and Syria, a considerable contraband trade, of which we are perfectly aware but which we have hitherto been unable to repress. Its repression (and, as explained in my prefatory remarks to the Report for 188687, we have good reason to suppose that we shall soon have the necessary means in our hands to repress it) will naturally more

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