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FINANCE

417

State Finance. The ordinary and extraordinary revenue and expenditure of Belgium for the years stated are shown in the following table ni thousands of francs : —

Years

1880 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896

Revenue

Expenditure

Ordinary

Extra- ordinary

Total

Ordinary

l.OOOfr. 291,921 340,526 346,346 347,264 352,285 362,600 371,829

l,000fr.

l.ooofr.

02,294

394,215

37,878

378,404

55,601

401,947

66,781

414,045

45,393

397,678

42,589

405,185

23,901

395,730

480,940

l,000fr. 292,009 335,231 338,723 341,004 344,701 353,340 364,819

Special

l,000fr. 90,899 82,663 63,445 64,906 49,829 49,219 45,564

Total

l,000fr. 382,908 417,894 402,168 405,910 394,529 402,559 410,383 437,608

The following table gives the details of the proposed budget for the year 1898 : —

Ordinary Revenue

Francs

Ordinaiy Expenditure

Taxes, direct : —

Property taxes

Personal taxes

Trade licences

Mines . Taxes, indirect : —

Customs

Excise .

Succession duties .

Registration duties

Stamps

Various Tolls :—

Rivers, Canals, &c.

Railways

Telegraphs .

Post Office . Pilotage dues, kc Capitals & revenues: —

Domains, forests, &c.

Unused amortisation fund, securities, national bank,&c. Repayments .

25,456,000

20,085,000

7,400,000

600,000

36,246,632 52,420,297 19,940,000 19,900,000 6,500,000 5,771,000

1,590,000

154,000,000

6,880,000

13,160,020

1,430,000

2,718,000

10,051,900 4,149,749

Interest on public debt and sinking fund Civil list and dota- tions Ministry of Justice . „ Foreign

Affairs . aiinistry of Interior and Public Instruc- tion Ministry of Agricul- ture k Public Works Ministry of Railways, Posts, Telegraphs, and Telephones . Ministry of War

, , Finance .

Gendarmerie Repayments, &c. ' Ministry of Industry and Labour

Francs

Total ordinary

revenue . I 388,298,598

Totil onlinary penditure

ex-

114,152,253

4,930,200 21,517,990

2,797,065

26,378,070 21,773,694

116,337,880

48,320,375

19,514,515

4,917,100

1,896,000

2,743,560

385,278,702

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