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All other staple goods of this colony not mentioned above, also mineral ores and other mineral products, shall be subject to an export duty of 5 per cent ad valorem.
FRENCH WEST INDIES.
[Corrected up to June, 1899.]
With the exception of the following special import tariff, all imports into Guadeloupe are subject to the rates specified in the import tariff of France. The local tariffs immediately following are charges wholly applicable to Guadeloupe, and asserted for the local purposes given.
1 Consul Ayme writes from Guadeloupe May 24, 1898: "Changes have been made in the duties on certain articles imported into this colony in considerable quantities, and, in great measure, from the United States. I inclose a tabular statement of these new duties." (See p. 814.)
1General tariff dues are applied to articles of other than French derivation.
100 kilograms (220.46
On August 24, 1898, Consul Ayme reports:
By order of the French minister for the colonies, new tariff duties on certain imports went into effect at noon August 24, 1898. The new supplementary schedule is as follows:
LOCAL TARIFFS OF GUADELOUPE.
Consul Dart, under date of September 14, 1897, in transmitting the following local tariffs to the Department, gives them under four heads, "Town dues," "Consumption duty," "Statistical duties," and "Wharf dues:"