Page:Statesman's Year-Book 1899 American Edition.djvu/779

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The following table shows the respective shares of the leading countries in the special commerce of Belgium in two years: —

The imports into Great Britain from Belgium, and exports of British produce and manufactures to Belgium, according to the Board of Trade returns, are shown in the subjoined tabular state- ment for five years: — ■

— 1 1893 1894

1895

189G

1897

Imports into Great Britain

Exports of British pro- duce .

£

16,818,979

7,130,605

£

17,052,405

7,632,901

£ 17,545,636

7,326,965

19,221,408 7,816,152

£ 20,885,812

8,231,686

The principal imports into Great Britain from Belgium, and exports of British produce to Belgium (Board of Trade returns) were: — ■