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OoMmeroe

887

Years

Imports

Exports

Milreis

Mih'eis

1893

39,837,000

29,337,500

1894

36,489,000

27,796,000

1895

41,004,929

29,268,884

1896

40,815,193

29,879,875

1897

40,683,097

29,515,296

Of the imports into Portugal in 1897, 29 per cent, came from Great Britain, 13 per cent, from Germany, 10 per cent, from Spain, and 11 per cent, from the United States. France, Russia and Brazil contrilnited most of the remainder. Of the exports Great Britain took 31 per cent. ; Brazil, 19 per cent, ; Spain, 14 per cent. ; and the Portuguese colonies, 13 per cent.

The following table shows the various classes of imports and

exports (special trade) in two years : —

Imports

Exports

1S96 1 1897

1896

1897

Milreis Milreis

Milreis

Milreis

Living animals .

2,499,968 2,667,877

2,519,262

3,400,695

Raw materials .

14,883,494 14,757,938

.5,243,150

5,381,034

Textiles .

5,263,632 4,924,222

1,288,078

1,628,836

Food substances

12,023,059 ; 13,250,085

15,460,425

15,196,794

Machinery, &c.

1,828,490 i 1,879,553

84,491

77,439

Various manufactures.

2,956,853 ' 2,874,646

1,547,277

1,634,471

Tare ....

74,766 : 71,616

Cohi and hiillion Total .

1,284,931 1 357,160

1

3,737,192

2,196,027

40,815,193 40,683,097

29,879,875

29,515,296

The following table shows the declared values of the leading special imports and exports in 1897 : —

Imports

Exports

Milreis

Milreis

Wheat

5,367,620

Wine .

10,289,232

Cottons and yarn

2,104,194

Cork

3,567,898

Cotton

2,840,179

Cattle .

903,858

Wool ....

1,170,622

Horses .

447,207

Iron ....

1,351,470

Copper ore

782,687

Woollens and N^arn

839,247

Cottons ,

1,254,982

Coal ....

1 1,808,065

Olive oil

416,865

Sugar. Codfish

1,906,727

Sardines .

1,319,029

2,307,745

Tunny fish

297,344

Leather and hides

' 1,020,761

Bananas .

205,090

Cattle

767,369

Figs

246,045

Tobacco leaf

394,611

Onions .

201,872

Coffee

674,697

Eggs

231,115

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