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during the year ended June 30, 1900, and 18,485,690 barrels, valued at $73,093,870, exported during the year ended June 30, 1899.

Of our exports of wheat flour during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, 9,059,722 barrels, valued at $31,818,702, were shipped to the United Kingdom, as against 10,854,573 barrels, valueil at $11,655,649, exported during the preceding year, and 10,257,028 barrels, valued at $38,173,543, shipped during the year ended June 30, 1900; also, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, 703,470 barrels, valued at $2,773,836, were shipped to Germany; 1,404,247 barrels, valued at $5,455,083, to the Netherlands; 1,449,615 barrels valued at $5,401,722, to the West Indies; 278,051 barrels, valued at $942,295, to the Central American states; 1,398,893 barrels, valued at $4,164, 693, to Hong Kong; 446,435 barrels, valued at $1,279,880, to Japan; 544, 145 barrels, valued at $2,187,352, to Brazil.

As estimated by the United States Bureau of Statistics, the average export price of wheat flour per barrel for the year 1902 was $3.70, as against $3.72 for the preceding year and $3.62 for the year 1900.

Our exports of wheat flour during the calendar year ended December 31, 1902, aggregated 17,998,531 barrels, valued at $67,157,638, as against 19, 234,779 barrels, valued at $70,959,775, exported during the preceding calendar year, and 18,632,509 barrels, valued at $68,017,605, exported during the year ended December 31, 1900.

Our exports of corn during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, aggregated 26,636,552 bushels, valued at $16,185,673, as against 177,817,965 bushels, valued at $32,527,983, exported during the preceding fiscal year; and 209,318,273 bushels, valued at $85, 206,389, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900; and 174,089,091 bushels, valued at $69,977,445, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899. Of the quantity of corn exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, 10,030,459 bushels, valued at $6,177,299, were shipped to the United Kingdom; 4,862,898 bushels, valued at $2,772,183, to Germany; 3,023,382 bushels, valued at $1,854,329, to the Netherlands; 1,267,434 bushels, valued at $683,008, to Denmark; 933,930 bushels, valued at $546, 320, to Belgium; 296,296 bushels, valued at $189, 730, to France; 25,927 bushels, valued at $19,600, to

Italy; 3,209,677 bushels, valued at $189,773, to the Dominion of Canada; 1,691,019 bushels, valued at $1,210,665, to the West Indies.

The average export price of corn per hushel, for the year ended June 30, 1902, was 68 cents, as against 46 cents for the preceding year, and 41 cents for the year ended June 30, 1900.

It may here be remarked that the great falling off in the corn crop not only reduced the quantity of corn available for exportation, but caused the consumption at home of large quantities of oats, so that the exportation of oats fell off $7,612,092 in value.

The quantity of oats exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, aggregated 9,971,139 bushels, valued at $4,153,238, as against 37,146,812 bushels, valued at $11,765,330, exported during the preceding fiscal year; 41,369,205 bushels, valued at $12,504,540, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900, and 30,632,914 bushels, valued at $9,787,540, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899.

Of the quantity exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, 2,708,394 bushels, valued at $1,021,288, were shipped to the United Kingdom; 1,767,712 bushels, valued at $649,645, to France; 49,957 bushels, valued at $21,315, to Belgium; 170,540 bushels, valued at $69,401, to the Netherlands; 69,979 bushels, valued at $26,643, to Germany; 249,795 bushels, valued at $99,035, to the Dominion of Canada; 3,099,563 bushels, valued at $1,430,157, to South British Africa; 932,262 bushels, valued at $371,189, to the Philippine Islands; and 14,304 bushels, valued at $5,357, to the Chinese Empire.

The quantity exported during the calendar year ended December 31, 1902, aggregated, according to the Advance Sheets of the United States Bureau of Statistics, 5,864,042 bushels, valued at $2,495,505, as against 25,776,575 bushels, valued at $9,042,504, exported during the preceding year, and 32,160,642 bushels, valued at $9,823,496, exported during the year ended December 31, 1900.

The exports of cotton, unmanufactured, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, aggregated 3,500,778,763 pounds, from a crop of 10,680,680 bales, with a net average weight per bale of 480 pounds. The percentage of the domestic product exported was 64.47 per cent.

Of the quantity of unmanufactured cotton exported, 1,556,550,072 pounds of "Upland and other”, except Sea Island, were shipped to the United Kingdom. The total quantity shipped to the United Kingdom was 1,566,161,746 pounds, valued at $128,323,241; 852,742,310 pounds to Germany; 385,431,693 pounds to France, and 220,718,387 pounds to Italy.

The quantity of cotton cloths exported during the last fiscal year was, of colored, 146,769,292 yards, and of uncolored 358,001,521 yards. The larger part of these exports of cotton cloths is sent to the Central American States, the West Indies, Asia and South America. The quantity exported to the Chinese Empire was, including colored and uncolored, 335,327,764 yards.

The average export price of cotton during the year 1902 was 8.2 cents, as against 9.4 cents for the year 1901 and 7.7 cents for the year 1900.

The quantity of bacon exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, aggregated 383,150,624 pounds, valued at $35,449,797, as against 456,122,741 pounds, valued at $37,499,026, exported during the preceding fiscal year; 512,142,398 pounds, valued at $38,975, 205, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900; 562,651,480 pounds, valued at $41,557,067, during the year ended June 30, 1899; 650,108,983 pounds, valued at $46,380,918, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898, and 500,399,448 pounds, valued at $34,187,147, exported during the year ended June 30, 1897.

Of the volume exported during the fiscal year last past, 310,380,793 pounds, valued at $28,927,610, were exported to the United Kingdom; 21,361,704 pounds, valued at $1,941,997, to Belgium; 815,484 pounds, valued at $75,048, to France; 20,009,656 pounds, valued at $1,675,155, to Germany; 5,736,628 pounds, valued at $499,230, to the Netherlands; 1,908,467 pounds, valued at $181,708, to Brazil; 5,732,480 pounds, valued at $617,471, to the Dominion of Canada; 4,280,576 pounds, valued at $383,310, to the West Indies.

The average export price of bacon, during the fiscal year last past, was 9.9 cents per pound, as against 9 cents for the preceding year and 8.4 cents for the year ended June 30, 1900.

The exports of lard during the fiscal year last past aggregated 556,840,222 pounds, valued at $52,375,864; as against 611,357,514 pounds, valued at $46,560, 148, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1901; 661,813,663 pounds, valued at $41,939,164, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900; 711,259,851 pounds, valued at $42,208,462, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899, and 709,304,015 pounds, valued at $39,710,672, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898.

The average export price of lard during the year last past was 9.4 cents per pound, as against 7.6 cents for the year preceding and 6.3 cents for the year 1900.

During the year ended June 30, 1902, the United States exported 199,412,907 pounds, valued at $19,019,841, to the United Kingdom; 173,517,891 pounds, valued at $16,262,251, to Germany; 30,404,880 pounds, valued at $2,874,857, to Belgium; 52, 269,049 pounds, valued at $5,060,486, to the Netherlands; 7,552, 774 pounds, valued at $657,161, to France; 11,480,356 pounds, valued at $1,043,187, to Denniark; 8,533,516 pounds, valued at $761,529, to Sweden and Norway; 31,637,548, pounds, valued at $2,723,825, to the West Indies; 10,194,268 pounds, valued at $1,059,556, to Brazil; 4,014,964 pounds, valued at $118,767, to Venezuela; 8,098,615 pounds, valued at $702,082, to Mexico.

The quantity of lard exported during the calendar year ended December 31, 1902, aggregated 496,335,444 pounds, valued at $50,101,577, as against 593,075,172 pounds, valued at $50,466,436 for the year preceding.

The exports of hams during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1902, aggregated 227,653,232 pounds, valued at $25, 222,744, as against 216,571,803 pounds, valued at $22,842,778, exported during the preceding fiscal year; 196,401, 702 pounds, valued at $20,414,702, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900; 225,846,750 pounds, valued at $20,774,084 during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1899, and 200,185,861 pounds, valued at $18,987,525, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898.

Of the shipments during the last fiscal year, 209,390,263 pounds, valued at $22,569,633, were shipped to the United Kingdom; 6,648,096 pounds, valued at $674,814, to Belgium; 2,128,576 pounds, valued at $219,826, to Germany; 2,271,815 pounds, valued at $233,515, to the Netherlands; 3,107,179 pounds,

valued at $336,049, to the Dominion of Canada; 180,041 pounds, valued at $18,572, to France, and 6,915,680 pounds, valued at $703, 111, to the West Indies.

The average export price of hams exported during the last fiscal year was 9.9 cents per pound, as against 9 cents for the preceding fiscal year and 8.4 cents for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900.

The exports of pork, salted or pickled, during the last fiscal year aggregated 115,896,275 pounds, valued at $10,117,562, as against 138,643,611 pounds, valued at $9,926,633, exported during the preceding fiscal year, and 133,199,683 pounds, valued at $8,243,797, exported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900.

The average export price during the last fiscal year was 8.7 cents per pound, as against 7.2 cents per pound during the preceding fiscal year and 6.2 cents per pound for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900.

Our exports of fresh pork during the last fiscal year were 44,171,674 pounds, valued at $3,652, 464. Of this quantity 44,017,247 pounds were shipped to the United Kingdom; shipments to other portions of the world were therefore insignificant. ; Of our exports of pork, salted or pickled, 54,487,290 pounds, valued at $5,005,663, were shipped to the United Kingdom; 8,671,775 pounds, valued at $719,438, to Germany; 8,277,773 pounds, valued at $714, 704, to the Netherlands; 6,047, 148 pounds, valued at $520,219, to Belgium; 4,111,229 pounds, valued at $349,324, to Sweden and Norway; 734,120 pounds, valued at $60,455, to Denmark; 2,900,091 pounds, valued at $228,477, to Newfoundland and Labrador; to British, Dutch and French Guiana, 3,216,446 pounds, valued at $271,845, were shipped; 6,963,627 pounds, valued at $519,724, to the Dominion of Canada; 15,740,788 pounds, valued at $1,336,123, to the West Indies.

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