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Tabular statement showing the nationality, number, and whether steamer or sailing vessel, entered and cleared for and from foreign ports at the port of Gottenburg during the year 1862.

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United States.........
Denmark............
England...
Finland ...........
France.........
Hanover.......
Hamburg .......
Bremen........
Italy ..... ........
Mecklenburg ....
Netherlands......
Norway...........
Oldenburg....
Prussia.....
Russia.........
Spain.........
Sweden........

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Tabular statement showing the destination of the 1,850 vessels that cleared

from the port of Gottenburg during the year 1862.

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Comparatire tabular statement showing the number of vessels entered and cleared

at Gottenburg from 1851 to 1862, inclusive.

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Table showing the number of vessels that hare entered and cleared from Gotten

burg for Swedish ports during the years 1860, 1861 and 1862, inclusire.

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IMPORTATIONS OF GOTTENBURG. Tabular statement showing the chief articles imported into Goltenburg for the year 1862, together with their quantities in Swedish weights.

Swedish lbs. Coffee..........

7,437,599 Cotton.........

2,127,071 Cotton yarn..

428,618 Hides and skins

2,416,031 Sugar..........

18,229,670 Tobacco.........

1,186,907 Tobacco stems...

22,114

Total Swedish pounds. ............................. 31,84

Herring, tunnst....................... ..................

106,318 Salt, cubic feetf....

790,534

S Coffee.--In no country is more coffee consumed, according to the population, than in Sweden. It is a common saying that “our iron only pays for our coffee;" and statistics prove that the entire profits of the iron exportation (the great business of the nation) is consumed in this bilious beverage.

* A centner (100 pounds Swedish) is equivalent to 93 pounds English.
+ A tunn Swedish is equal to four English bushels.
# 125 cubic feet equal to 8 English bushels.

Comparatire tabular statement showing the importations of coffee at Gottenburg

for each of the years from 1851 to 1862, inclusive.

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Cotton.-The importation of cotton at Gottenburg amounted in 1862 to 2.127,071 pounds, or 9,046,008 pounds less than in 1861. Comparatirè tabular statement showing the importations of cotton, in Swedish

pounds, at the port of Gottenburg, for each of the years from 1851 to 1862, inclusire.

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* The pound Swedish is 93-100 of the pound English. Cotton yarn.—428,618 pounds of cotton yarn were imported into Gottenburg in the year 1862, against 840,477 pounds imported in 1861, showing a falling off of 411,853 pounds.

Herring.–There were imported into Gottenburg from Norway 106,318 tunns of herring in 1862, against 59,093 tunns in 1861.

Hides and skins.—2,416,031 pounds of hides and skins were imported in 1862, against 3,043,194 pounds (Swedish) in 1861.

Salt.-— The importations of this article in 1862 amounted to 790,534 cubic feet, against 589,867 cubic feet in 1861.

Sugar.-The importations of sugar, though fluctuating, still exhibit a great increase, as seen by the following table :

Comparative tabular statement showing the importations of sugar at the port

of Gottenburg for each of the years from 1851 to 1862, inclusive.

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Tobacco.-1,186,907 pounds of tobacco were imported into Gottenburg, against 1,389,748 pounds in 1861.

Tobacco stems.-In 1862 22,114 pounds of this article were imported, against 132,897 pounds in 1861.

Exports to Gottenburg. The export of metals, principally iron, forms the chief trade of Gottenburg, and, indeed, of all Sweden. Considerable quantities of lumber and grain are also exported.

All the articles of export, as well as those of import, are estimated in Swedish weights and measures, but may be reduced to English measures by the subjoined table: 100 Swedish pounds (a Swedish centner) = 93 English pounds.

i Swedish tunn = 4 English bushels. 126 cubic feet = 8 English bushels.

METALS EXPORTED.

Tabular statement showing the quantity of metals exported from the port of

Gottenburg for the year 1862. Bar iron ......

710, 637.83 centners. Blooms ........

39, 306. 35 centners, Rolled iron..

3, 485.95 centners. Hoop iron ......

3, 530.00 centners. Smelted iron ...

3, 420.89 centners. Nails .........

29, 400.60 centners. Burnt steel.....

70, 788. 15 centners. Bar steel.......

76, 345. 45 centners. Divers' iron.....

9, 955. 10 centners. Swedish pig-iron

151, 739.05 centners. Foreign pig-iron

26, 698. 85 centners. Bar ends ......

13, 041.00 centners. Divers' metals..

9, 370. 48 centners. Alum .......

2, 481. 41 centners. Vitriol ........

649. 40 centners. Red ochre..

110. 40 centners.

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Total .................................. 1,090, 960.88

Of the above amount there were exported to Swedish ports 94,209.03 cent'ners ; foreign countries, 996,751.83 centners. Comparative tabular statement showing the quantities exported from Gotten

burg to each foreign country respectively. England......

622, 312. 16 centners. United States ..

116, 903. 35 centners. Germany ......

71,710.37 centners. France......

69, 486. 60 centners. Denmark

39, 227, 50 centners. West sea*....

30, 183. 97 centners. Holland.

17, 116. 80 centners. East Indies .......

15, 907. 32 centners.

*A name used by exporters to conceal the real destination of their merchandise.

Norway......
Belgium........
Africa .......
Mediterranean ports
Australia .......
Brazil.............

3, 495. 95 centners. 2, 961. 55 centners. 2, 808. 79 centners. 2, 469. 38 centners. 1, 680.01 centners.

488. 10 centners.

Total....

99, 675, 185.85

Comparatire tabular statement showing the export of metals from Gottenburg

for the 20 years from 1843 to 1862, inclusive.

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Lumber.—The expert of lumber from Gottenburg is steadily increasing, more lumber having been exported in 1862 than in any previous year.

Tabular statement showing, in dozens, the number of pieces of lumber, (planks, battens, and deals,) exported from the port of Gottenburg, with the names of the countries where to, during the year 1862.

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There were also exported, in 1862, 75,808 dozen plank and deal stumps; 2,881 pieces beams; 255 dozen boat poles ; 4,856 pieces spars; 1,333 dozen laths ; 3,000 pieces staves ; 345,670 pieces roof poles; 7,135 pairs oars ; 315,459 pieces roof poles, rough ; 5,898 pairs oars, rough; 51,945 pieces timber; 1,643,406 pieces pit-props; 7,017 pieces rafters, (all of spruce or pine;) 38,377 oak staves ; 47,650 beech barrels ; 1,186 beech staves.

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