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1906 Excerpt: ...$42,633,145; coin and bullion, $4,038,427. making
a total for the year of $116,535,54S. Duty collected, $18,928,144.
Exports, domestic: Mineral, $15,282,328; fisheries, $7,340,767;
forestry, $18,034,634; animals and their produce, $39,135,464;
agriculture, $22,744,436; manufactures, $922,702; miscellaneous,
$30,751. Total exports, $111,791,082. 15 Industrial Bank of Japan.
Consul-General Miller, of Yokohama, recently wrote a letter to Mr.
Soeda, of the Industrial Bank of Japan, asking for information
concerning the investment of foreign capital in the stock of that
institution. In reply Mr. Soeda gave a general outline of the plan
upon which the Japanese banks and the Government are desirous of
increasing the capital of the country to be used in commercial and
industrial development. Mr. Soeda. replying to Consul-General
Miller, wrote: The outline of the plan is to induce leading
financiers abroad to have direct interest in our bank by becoming
our shareholders to the extent of 7,500.000 yen out of 17,500,000
yen. Our authorized capital is 10,000,000 yen, divided into 100,000
shares of 100 yen each. It is intended to alter these shares into
50-yen shares, making the total number of shares owned by Japanese
shareholders 200,000. Over this, 7,500,000 yen capital, divided
into 150,000 50-yen shares, is to be increased and to be owned by
leading financiers abroad. By this arrangement our bank becomes an
international institution which will be of great utility both to
foreign investors and to various enterprises in Japan. Navigation
of Hudson Strait. Consul-General Foster, of Ottawa, reports that
the Dominion government sent an expedition to Hudson Bay in the
spring of 1904, under the auspices of the Northwest Mounted Police
and the marine department, for the pu...
|Country of origin:
United States Dept. of Labor
||246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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