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NETHERLANDS

The following table shows the value of the imports and exports of the great classes of products in 1896 and 1897 (in 1,000 gl.) :—

Imports 1 Exports

1896

1897 1896

1897

Food products . Raw materials .

460,107

496,290

1 405,627

465,633

355,073

390,986

246,457

266,589

Manufactured products Miscellaneous .

195,317

213,710

189,036

202,545

356,959

306,622

279,183 !

308,152

For the last five years the returns were, in millions of kilo-

grammes : —

Year

Total Imports

Total Exports'

Re-exports

Transit 2,650

1893

16,378

i 9,599

697

1894

17,629

1 10,542

728

2,793

1895

17,843

10,630

800

3,070

1896

20,517

12,777

817

3,633

1897

22,426

14,075

868

3,819

The following table shows the value of the trade with the

leading countries for the last five years, in millions of guilders : —

1893 1894

[

1895

1896

1 Tco- Percentage 1^^' . j 1897 !

Imports for home consump-

tion from —

Prussia ....

258-8

266-1

272-4

278-7

277-0

16-2

Great Britain ,

263-8

246'1

238-2

255-7

269-9 i 15-8 '

Belgium ....

175-6

161-1

166-1

174-2

186-4 10-9

Dutch East Indies .

193-0

225-0

202-4

239^2

218-0 1 12-8

Russia . , , .

88-8

175-3

198-2

223-4

248-8 1 14-6

United States of America

155-1

132-1

110-9

166-8

234-2 1 13-7

British India .

53-4

43-8

41-5

41-5

36-8 1 2-2

France ....

20-1

21-5

18-0

23-6

19-7

1-2

Hamburg

17-5

15-2

17-1

20-2

24-3

1-4

Exports to —

'

Pnissia ....

534-2

538-2

575-3

679-7

767-6

51-9

Great Britain .

256-3

260-3

267-7

290-2

321-9

21-8 '

Belgium ....

167-9

155-2

154-2

164-0

165-8

11-2

United States of America

21-8

22-2

37-5

46-5

45-0

3

Dutch East Indies .

57-1

53-8

52-0

52-8

60-3

4-1

Hamburg

15-5

17-5

19-1

19-5

20-9

1-4

France ....

10-0

11-9

15-2

23-4

35-4

2-4

Italy ....

6-0

5-1

5-1

6-2

. 7-2

0-5

Russia ....

5-9

6-2

5-3

5-5 6-9

0-5