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BOOKS OF REFERENCE

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Imports 1

Exports 1

1895

1896

1897

1895

1896

1897

£

£

£

£

£

£

Bahamas

172,581

194,774

186,010

124,011

138,972

149,085

Barbados .

956,921

1,048,887

1,008,699

587,298

758,228

736,163

Jamaica - .

2,288,946

1,856,378

1,660,667

1,873,105

1,470,241

1,448,443

Turks Islands .

26,735

30,245

33,239

21,688

31,498

43,303

Windward Islands : —

St. Lucia

154,945

190,534

245,253

137,869

93,720

154,267

St. Vincent

64,842

71,490

70,824

68,690

67,392

68,935

Grenada .

175,712

154,405

164,356

174,497

183,883

154,439

Leeward Islands : —

Virgin Islands

4,576

4,478

3.301

3,818

3,710

4,033

rSt. Christopher 1 Nevis

172,281

185,214

135,921

140,542

119,361

1 149,204

Antigua .

144,864

1.^5,627

110,188

87,125

131,113

117,202

Montserrat

24,480

26,497

22,269

17,189

25,912

22,063

Dominica

69,789

64,477

54,074

39,471

51,438

47,416

Trinidad .

2,276,864

2,463,525

2,161,231

2,065,104

2,165,820

1,994,926

Tobago . Total value

13,643

13,932

11,655

10,517

10,765

4,681

6,545,426

6,440,463

5,867,687

5,351,124

5,252,053

5,094,160

1 Including bullion and specie.

For year ended March 31.

Trinidad alone, in 1897, exported sugar valued at 537,107Z. ; cocoa, 605,690^.; molasses, 16,991Z. Jamaica exported sugar, 120,959Z. ; rum, 92,053^.; coffee, 165,494Z. Barbados : sugar, 447,430^.; molasses, 86,094^. St. Vincent: sugar, 25,592Z, ; arrowroot, 21,859Z. Grenada: cocoa, 132,642Z.; spice, 13,503Z. St. Lucia: sugar, 59,398^.; cocoa, 17,158Z. Leeward Islands: sugar, 236, 209Z.

In 1897, Jamaica imported cotton goods worth 208, 318Z. ; fisli, 116,240Z. ; flour, 162,378^.; rice, 40,432^. Trinidad imported flour, 1 27, 383^. ; textiles, 309,611?.; rice, 148,777?.; Bahamas: cottons, 39,436?.; flour, 25,417?. Barbados : cottons, 131,562?. ; flour, 57,843?. ; rice, 50,664?. ; fish, 82,457?. ; St. Lucia: cottons, 23,308?. ; flour, 17,756?. St. Vincent: flour, 8,610?. ; Leeward Islands : cottons, 42,828?. ; flour, 47,000?.; Grenada, flour, 23,158?. Total imports into Great Britain from the British West Indies in 1897, according to Board of Trade returns, 1,453,089?. (sugar, 560,288?. in 1896; 338,789?. in 1897 ; rum, 159,155?. ; cocoa, 418,996?.; and dye-woods, 58,194?.

Exports from Great Britain to West Indies in 1897, 1,784,185?. (cottons, 442,531?.; apparel, 197,033?. ; leather and saddlery, 92,487?. ; iron, 132,504?.; manure, 56,257?.; machinery, 48,785?.).

The total tonnage entered and cleared (foreign trade) in 1897 was as follows : —

Grenada . 443,808 Dominica . 407,460 Virgin Islands 11,545 Trinidad . 1,296,902 St. Kitts and \ Tobago . 44,094

Nevis . 491,629 '

Antigua . 445,948 Montserrat. 228,715

Bahamas . 518,217 Barbados . 1,335,962 Jamaica . 1,560,944 Turks Islands 328,374 St. Lucia . 1,780,560 St. Vincent . 248,877

Total (1897) 9,143,035 Total (1896) 8,234,484

Of the total tonnage returned iu 1897, 7,246,859 ; in 1896, 6,517,418 was British-