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COMMERCE

957

The main items of the exports and imports by the frontier of Asia (inclusive of Caucasia) were in 1896: —

~

Roubles

Roubles

Gold 1 Paper '

Gold

Paper

1892 1893 1894

82,420,750

97,175,007

114,461,845

697,023 3,323,070 3,861,909

1895 1896 1897

113,637,683 125,613,783

3,626,668 4,644,506 202,064,105^

1 As against 193,0(55,180 roubles in 1896. No distinction is now made between gold and paper revenue, the latter being reckoned at j^jth of the "Imperial."

The following table shows the value of the imports from, and exports to the countries named, through the European and Asiatic frontier, including the trade with Finland, in thousands of roubles: —

.

1896

1897

Imports from

Exports to

Imports from

Exports to

1,000 roubles

1,000 roubles

1,000 roubles

1,000 roubles

Germany ....

190,162

185,368

179,800

175,237

United Kingdom

111,041

160,903

102,091

150,8P9

France

23,412

50,208

24,683

63,684

Austria-Hungary

22,900

29,942

19,297

39,082

Belgium .

19,523

23,143

25,037

32,716

Netherlands .

5,835

70,850

5,863

87,255

Turkey .

5,748

14,069

5,589

12,686

Italy

10,006

36,412

10,538

31,472

Denmark ,

2,318

9,018

1,885

9,235

Rumania .

1,705

7,941

1,360

10,926