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1020

SPAIN

Description

Imports

Exports

1897

1898

1897

1898

Imports and Exports— Co«/^.. Wool and hair and their manufac- tures

Silk and its manufactures Paper and its applications Tiniber and its manufactures . Animals and their products . Machinery, vehicles and vessels Alimentary substances, including grain, sugar, wine, &c.

Various

Gold and silver (bar and coin) Other articles (special) .

Pesetas

20,142,415 19,055,231 9,080,978 45,342,129 67,603,885 49,911,624

148,235,985

5,822,002

123,796,122

21,532,866

Pesetas

15,124,126 14,469,342 7,082,525 34,045,202 56,126,566 39,551,263

98,798,401

3,823,346

70,223,934

25,792,057

Pesetas

17,662,758 4,972,237 11,725.116 43,554,124 64,468,590 521,517

334.036,792

15,400,305

170,628,820

Pesetas

19,903,614

4,847,623

8,774,969

46,848,309

63,361,884

1,750,226

399,601,954

1,930,135

21,403,150

Totals ....

784,196,987

595,925,751

979,-545,623

859,747,055

The exports of wine amounted to the value, in 1896, ofl43,471,188 pesetas ; in 1897, 113,332,700 pesetas. Of the value in 1897, 101,393,600 pesetas was for common wine; 11,257,440 pesetas for sherry; 681,660 pesetas for full-bodied Avine. Of the common wine the value of 73,933,360 pesetas went to France ; of the sherry the value of 3,224,640 pesetas went to France, and 5,044,680 to England ; most of the full-bodied wine went to America.

The folloAving table shows the distribution of the general commerce of Spain in 1896 and 1897, in pesetas : —

Imiiorts from

Imports from

Exports to

Exports to

(1896)

(1897)

(1896)

(1897)

Pesetas

Pesetas

Pesetas

Pesetas

France

217,713,552

146,856,965

282,464,497

254,459,511

Great Britain

154,708,903

155,076,488

225,716,676

263,643,582

United States

73,399,065

99,408,141

10,845,589

12,265,411

Germany

44,062,611

52,562,999

9,389,820

21,474,318

Belgium

40,522,360

27,544,655

17,650,984

19,207,109

Russia .

40,278,996

49,350,795

946,325

1,140,921

Italy .

21,500,500

22,864,842

10,129,040

10,161,536

Sweden and Nor-

way .

22,852,010

24,025,088

2,710,735

2,211,337

Portugal

41,068,962

37,614,127

41,513,130

34,575,352

Turkey

4,710,332

6,614,168

325

Spanish Colonies .

166,096,674

170,881,439

346,549,851

372,327,060

The commercial intercourse between Spain and the United Kingdom is shown in the following table from the Board of Trade Returns : —

Imports into Great Britain

Exports of British produce

to Spain ....

1893

£

10,353,932

3,614,516

1894

£ 10,547,295

3,945,037

1895

£ 11,314,518

3,638,453

1896

£ 11,997,919

3,455,660

1897

£

13,125,660

3,330,747