There is little export of the news with the only means of communication being local travelers.
The chief product of the islands are bananas; the chief export sandal-wood.
The total export of cereals in 1898 was valued at £70,800.
On the 24th of July 1663 he alone signed a protest against the bill " for the encouragement of trade," on the plea that owing to the free export of coin and bullion allowed by the act, and to the importation of foreign commodities being greater than the export of home goods, " it must necessarily follow.
There is a considerable export of quartz crystal, commercially known as "Brazilian pebbles," used in optical work.
The export, moreover, of live sheep and of frozen mutton to Europe has become an important factor in the trade of Argentina.
The average value of the principal articles of import and export (special trade) over quinquennial periods following 1890 is shown in the two tables below.
In 1905 the value of the wool export regained the £20,000,000 level, and with the rapid recovery of the numerical II.
The lack of employment in factories naturally affected the coal mining industry, and indeed every industry in the states, except those connected with the export trade, was severely affected.
In the north the staple products for export are salt, grain, wool and cotton, in the south opium and cotton; while the imports consist of sugar, hardware and piece goods.
The former two show a very large decrease and the latter a large increase on the export figures for 1882.
The Mezen enters the Bay of Mezen; it is navigable for 450 m., and is the channel of a considerable export of timber.
This railway has become important for the export of raw cotton from Central Asia to Russia.
It also became important for the export of timber from the Alps.
The tithe had been replaced by an export tax on exported agricultural produce levied at the custom-houses, and the smaller peasant proprietors and shepherds of the mountainous districts were practically exempt from any contribution to the state.
Ashland has an excellent harbour, has large iron-ore and coal docks, and is the principal port for the shipment of iron ore from the rich Gogebec Range, the annual ore shipment approximating 3,500,000 tons, valued at $12,000,000, and it has also an extensive export trade in lumber.
The chief seaport is Negapatam, and the principal export is rice to Ceylon.
The industries mainly consist in shipbuilding, fish-curing, and the manufacture of machinery (particularly for agriculture), and the commerce in the export of corn, wood and fish.
Sheep were small and their fleeces light, nevertheless, owing to the meagreness of the yields of cereals' and the demand for wool for export, sheep-farming was looked to, as early as the 12th century, as the chief source of profit.
Compared with the export trade in live stock from Ireland to Great Britain the reciprocal trade from Great Britain to Ireland is small, and is largely restricted to animals for breeding purposes.
The general export trade of the United Kingdom in living animals represented an aggregate average annual value over the five years 1896-1900 of £1,017,000 as against £935,801 over the five years 1901-1905.
The most important export is fish, other items being seaweed, marble, preserved foods, butter and margarine and infusorial earth.
In 1892 the number of live sheep shipped for foreign ports was 40,000; in 1898 the export reached a total of 577,813, which in 1901 fell off to 25,746.
Butter is the principal export, and petroleum, coal and iron the imports.
The mines, however, are situated too far from the coast to permit of serious competition with Newcastle in an export trade, and the output is practically restricted to supplying local requirements.
The total gold production of the country is from £14,500,000 to £16,000,000, and as not more than three-quarters of a million are required to strengthen existing local stocks, the balance is usually available for export, and the average export of the precious metal during the ten years, 1896-1905, was £12,500,000 per annum.
The export trade, however, is decreasing considerably, while the home consumption is increasing.
The last named has succeeded, by means of the large establishments at Milan in supplying not only the whole Italian market but an export trade.
This tree is widely spread and forms a valuable export to European markets.
The province produces much wheat, barley, rice, millet, cotton, but the authorities every now and then prohibiting the export of cereals, the people generally sow just as much as they think will suffice for their own wants.
About 4,000,000 bottles of water are exported annually, and another article of export is the salt recovered from the water by evaporation.