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The official statistics of the several countries mentioned below trading with Uruguay furnish the following synopses of their commerce :

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From the United Kingdom :
Cottons..

3, 497, 583 2, 349, 152 2, 423, 556 2,436, 657 | 1, 926, 755 Iron and steel, and manufactures of.....

1, 114, 385 1, 828,738 2, 451, 082 1, 880, 961 823, 470 Woolens....

1,097, 337 1, 153, 658 1, 250, 107 I, 130, 863 434, 104 Coal, cinders, and fuel..

594, 930
694, 620
I, 530, 018

802, 948 Machinery and millwork. 198, 300 288, 233

566, 300 629, 530
Apparel and haberdash-
ery.

185, 195
173, 428
154, 073

53, 517 Hardware and cutlery. 156, 297

165, 646 163, 899

118, 261 All other articles.. 1,672, 406 1.968, 464 3, 181, 390 2,631, 724

I, 224, 758

999, 618

357, 697

115, 161

46, 660

Total...

8, 516, 433 8,621, 939 11, 720, 425 9, 942, 775

5, 669, 726

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States : Hides and skins Dollars. Dollars. Dollars. Dollars. Dollars. Dollars.

(other than fur). 3,094, 945 2, 118, 189 2, 116, 142 1, 908, 012 1,472, 993 1,921, 673 Wool, raw . 1, 336, 870 428, 819 385, 703

30, 034 156, 748 Hair, unmanufactured 209, 629

106, 897|| 118, 825 154, 939 Fertilizers I 20, 172 99, 949 59, 452 79, 619

56, 732 All other articles.

164, 232
65, 510
58, 569 59, 529

115, 232

832, 907

106, 794

91, 655

8, 147

76, 319

Total.....

4, 925, 848 2. 818, 761 2, 711, 521 2,986, 964 1. 754, 9032, 356, 139

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Total....

2,015, 719 1, 403, 1462, 229, 529 2, 192, 509 1,660, 4891, 821, 241

Into France:
Wool, unmanu-
factured

2,018,639 2, 915, 933 2, 999, 926 4,888, 272 4, 209, 640...
Hides and skins... 2, 999, 826 1, 198, 431 1, 963, 895 2, 416, 570 2,469, 576
Grease of all kinds
302, 416 247, 609
640, 075 212, 229

173, 825.
Feathers, orna-
mental

39, 524
102, 934

117, 6741

368, 526
Bones, hoofs, and
horns

54, 799
146, 703

99, 535 102, 908
Meats and meat
extracts
408, 504

15, 492 5, 442 63, 815 All other articles. 125, 648 130, 048

208, 418 85, 325 233, 549

48, 868

92, 4861

33, 840

Total..

5,987, 043 4, 683, 594 6,023, 377) 7,825, 047 7,621, 839

The following tables showing the respective percentage of the imports and exports of Uruguay by countries has been published officially by the Uruguayan Government:

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England
France.
Brazil
Spain..
Italy.
United States of America
Germany
Belgium
Cuba ...
Argentine Republic.
Chile..
Holland
Paraguay
Norway and Sweden
Portugal ..
India, China, and Japan.
Peru and Ecuador..
Switzerland
Mauritius...
Austro-Hungary.
Canary Islands.
Russia....
Various ports

Totals

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13. 76 17. 96

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17. 55 12. 25 15. 84

13. 25 8. 16

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France..
Brazil
Belgium
United States of America..
Cuba
Spain.
Italy.
Germany.
Argentine Republic.
Chile
Paraguay
West Indies, Mauritius, and La Réunion.
Peru....
Portugal .
Islas Malvinas
Canary Islands.
West Indies.
Mauritius..
Barbados .
Various ports.

Totals

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TREATY OF COMMERCE.

The treaties of commerce entered into, respectively, on the 4th of July and the 19th of August, 1892, between the Republic of Uruguay and the Argentine Republic with the French Republic were proclaimed at Paris on the 10th of June, 1893. France and Uruguay reciprocally guarantee to each other treatment upon the footing of the most favored nation in everything relating to the “domiciliation and settlement of their respective citizens in their respective territories, and in all matters connected with commerce, navigation, the importation, exportation, and transit of merchandise, the assessment and payment of customs duties, and all acts and operations required for the carrying out of commerce or of any industry, and the payment of taxes or charges.

But the Republic of Uruguay reserves the right to grant for her own benefit, and whenever deemed by her to be advisable, for any one of her neighbors—Brazil, the Argentine Republic, or Paraguay-special commercial favors and advantages without thereby entitling France to claim the same privilege. This exception does not apply, however, to a certain number of articles, such as wines, manufactures of silk, wool, or cotton, passementerie articles, refined sugar, prepared skins and furs, leather or skin articles, house furniture, implements, machinery, and in general all articles of merchandise similar to the French, which shall always fall under the general provision.

The coastwise trade in each country is also exempted from the operation of the treaty and left subject exclusively to the respective municipal legislation. .

The Franco-Argentine treaty, which substantially contains no more than one provision, stipulates expressly that no favor or immunity of

any kind shall ever be granted by either nation to the flag or the commerce of another nation without the same favor or immunity being per se and ipso facto granted to the flag or the

commerce of the Argentine Republic or of France, and that in consequence

thereof citizens, as well as vessels and merchandise, of either country, in the territory or within the jurisdiction of the other, will ever be treated, especially in so far as customs duties are concerned, upon the same footing as the citizens, vessels, and merchandise most favored either by law or treaty.

Both treaties shall remain in force until the expiration of one year subsequent to the date in which either contracting party gives notice to the other of its desire to terminate the agreement.

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