Field and Tuer, the Leadenhall Press : Simpkin, Marshall,
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UPPER BURMA. 33A
cotton, European twist, and yarn ^191,918 ; European piece-goods, ,A281,549; drugs and medicines, ^2915 ; dyeing materials, A4005 ; earthenware and porcelain, A30,701 ; jute, 46,025 maunds ; fruit and nuts, A64,000 ; rice husked, 29,229 maunds; rice unhusked, 16,982 maunds; hides and skins, A4129; liquors, A9013 ; mats, A3414 ; metalsabrass and copper, A13,816 ; iron, ^ 2 23 31 ; other metals, A1 6,02 8 ; specie, A 134,180 ; oils, A10,934 ; provisionsaghee, 1356 maunds; ngapee, 584,392 maunds; other kinds of provisions, A17,548 ; raw silk, A03,878 ; manufactured silk, A257,800; spices, A14,507 ; refined sugar, 10,939 maunds; tea, 1881 maunds ; woollen goods, A77,401 ; other articles of merchandise, unmanufactured, A11,497 ; manufactured, -A113,516.
The trade between Upper Burma and Yunnan before 1855 ls t0 ^ave exceeded A500,000 a year, and was mainly carried on through the now independent Shan state of Theinnee.
Rupees are coined by the king of such base metal that they are only worth is. 4d. in the