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UNITED STATES

Imports from Porto Rico

Articles 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 FREE OF DUTY Coffee jibs. • 1 dolls. 91,90(5 372.427 66,782 159,649 133.083 23,814 81,226 11,724 24,101 22,489 Fruits, including nuts . . dolls. 2(5,628 15,177 397 63 61 Sugar and molasses : j galls. 2,502,666 2,554,265 � ( dolls. 708,905 630,370

Sugar jibs. 99,578,182 75,484,143 16,065,702 (a) (a) • 1 dolls. 3,227,522 2,392,514 311,704 (a) ( �) All other free articles . Total free of duty DUTIABLE . dolls. . dolls. 7,804 3,994,678 7.608 51 .539 24,444 79,161 3,126,895! y75.3t>4 48.608 101,711 Sugar and molasses : j galls. • 1 dolls. (&) (&) 2,038,121 2,256,078 2,639,134 (h) (6) 418,645 520,275 470,532 Sugar (lbs. & 39,729 h 61,887 40,286,820 81,582,810 86,607,317 • 1 dolls. 61,411 61,537 682,369 1,708,318 1,577,911 All other, dutiable articles Total dutiable . Total imports Gold .... . dolls. . dolls. . dolls. 12.539 7,202 30,134 19.452 30,870 13,950 8,739 1,131,148 2.248,045 2.079.818 4,008,623 3,135,634 1,506,512 2,296.658 2.181,(124 6,625

11,855 6.905 24,154 Silver .... 11,743 165,531 53,484 18,004 6.959 a See " Du tiable." 6 See " Fr >e of Di ity."

SHIPPING OF PORTO PtICO IN 18951

Country

Spain England . Germany . France Belgium . Italy . Cuba . United States . Denmark . Austria Dominican Republic Colombia . Venezuela Haiti Argentine Republic Uruguay . Brazil West Indies: British Danish Dutch . French Mexico Total .

Entrances

Vessels

150 109 50 44 16 3 171 190

59 2 25 2 1

160 45 7 80

1,077

Tonnage

296,424 185,349 79,495 55,908 12,751 4,.537 180,772 182,165

20,103 1,341 36,089 2,454 286 4.893 2,789 49.997 11,140 279 2,264

1,079,286

Clearances

Vessels

121 3 25 48 8 262 284 11 5 60 1

151 47 9 34 1

1,070

Tonnage

126.662 i;5so 32,740 65.926 8,139 358,427 201,051 4,686 8,513 21,594 68

44,285 24,528 505 1,597 78

900,379

1 From the Estadistica General del Comercio E-xterior. Banking and Currency, Weights and Measures There is a bank at San Juan, the capital, with branches at the princi- pal points in the island. The coin in use is the 5-peseta piece ($0,193). Official statistics are computed in Mexican dollars.