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SBANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLQUE D'HAITI

V ^,-i-- .-i*r'c-IvCL


x ANNUAL' REPORT


OF THE


FISCAL DEPARTMENT


FOR THE FISCAL YEAR



OCTOBER 1947 SEPTEMBER 1948


SUBMITTED TO
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FINANCE, COMMERCE
AND NATIONAL ECONOMY
BY THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BANQUE NATIONAL
DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI


Imprimerie de rEtat
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI


/-.;-








CONTENTS


NARRATIVE SECTION:
Pages
Introduction ................................................................................. 1
Foreign Trade Values................................................................................ 2
Percentage of Import by Countries of Origin.............................. ........ 3
Imports from the United States of America............................. .......... 4
Percentage of Exports by Countries of Destination............................... 5
Exports to the United States of America................................. ............ 5
Percentage of Imports by Ports............................................................. 6
Percentage of Exports by Ports....................................... .................. 7
M aritim e T traffic ........................................................ ............................ 7
Imports by Principal Groups.......................................... ........................ 9
Prices of Principal Commodities............................................................. 10
Chart No. 1: Quantities and values of leading commodities imported,
fiscal years 1927-28 to 1947-48 ............................................................ 11
Volume and Value of Exports.................. ........................................ 13
Principal Export Products.................................................................... 13
Relative Importance of Exports.............................................................. 14
Chart No. 2: Quantities and values of leading commodities exported,
fiscal years 1927-28 to 1947-48................................ .................. 15
Sisal Exports ..................................................................................... 18
Coffee Exports .............................. ................................................... .... 18
Raw Sugar Exports................................................ ..................... .... 1
Banana Exports .............................................................. ....................... 19
Cotton Exports ................................................................................. 20
S Cotton Prices ..................................................................................... 20
Governm ent Receipts ............................................................................. .... 21
Handicraft Exports ............................................................ ...................... 21
Essential O il Exports.................................................................................. 21
Customs Collections ............................................................. .............. 22
Import Revenues ...................................................... ........................... 23
Export Revenues ................................................................. 23
Miscellaneous Customs Receipts.............................................................. 24
Internal Revenues ................................................. ............................ 25
Miscellaneous Government Receipts.............................................. 26
Government Expenditures ................................................................... 27
Disbursements of Departments and Services............. ......................... ....... 28
International Exposition ............................................... ...................... 80
Banque Nationale de la R6publique d'Haiti, Fiscal Department............... 31
Telephone, Telegraph and Hydraulic Service...................................... 32
Treasury Position ................................................... .......................... 33
Communal Accounts ........................................................................... 33
The Public Debt................................................................................ 34
The Budget ................................................................................................ 35
Budgetary Operations, 1947-1948....................................................... 36
Banking and Currency............................................ ........................... 37
Building A activity ....................................... ............................................ 40
Buildings Constructed ....................................................................... 40
American Sanitary Mission................................................................. 40
Activities of SCIPA................................. ............................................. 42
Conclusion ............................................................................... 46




IV APPENDICES I
Tables:
Pages
1. Value of Imports and Exports, and Excess of Imports or Exports,
fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48.................................. ............ 53
2. Value of Imports showing countries of origin in percentages, fiscal
years 1916-17 to 1947-48................................................................. 53
3. Value of Exports showing countries of destination in percentages,
fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48.............:.................... .............. 54
4. Value of Total Foreign Commerce by countries in percentages, fiscal
years 1916-17 to 1947-48..................................... ........................ 54
5. Value and Percentage of Value of Imports, Exports, and Total Foreign
Commerce by countries, fiscal year 1947-48................................. 55
6. Value of Exports by Ports of Entry, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48 56
7. Value of Exports by Ports of Shipment Fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-
1 94 8 ................................................................................................. 56
8. Value and Percentage of Value of Imports, Exports and Total Foreign
.Commerce by Ports, fiscal year 1947-48..............:.......................... 56
9. Net tonnage of Steam and Motor Vesselsin Foreign Commerce En-
tered by Registry and Months, fiscal year 1947-48.............................. 57
10. Net tonnage of Sailing Vessels in Foreign Commerce Entered by Re-
gistry and Months, fiscal year 1947-48................................................ 58
11. Value of Imports by Registry of Carrying Vessels, fiscal year 1947-48 59
12. Value of Exports by Registry of Carrying Vessels, fiscal year 1947-48 60
13. Value of Imports by Months and Ports of Entry, fiscal year 1947-48
compared with 1946-47............................................................ 61
14. Value of Exports by Months and Ports of Shipment, fiscal year
1947-48 compared with 1946-47....................................... ...... 61
15. Value of Imports by Commodities, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48 62
16. Quantity of Imports by Commodities,fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48 63
17. Value of Exports by Commodities, fiscal years 1916-17 to'1947-48 64
18. Quantity of Exports by Commodities, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48 64
19. Quantity and Value of Five Principal Exports by ports, fiscal year
1947-48 compared with 1946-47......................... ......................... 65
S20. Percentage of Value of Exports by Commodities, fiscal years 1916-17
to 1947-48 .................. ..... ........................... ..................... 66
;': 21. Quantity and Value of Exports by Commodities and MonthS; fiscal
year 1947-48 ........................... ......................................... ...... 67
22. Expenses of the B.N.R.H., Fiscal Department and previous Adminis-
trations) by objects of Expenditures, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48 68
23. Classification of Administration and Operation Expenditures of the
B.N.R.H., Fiscal Department, fiscal year 1947-48........................... 68
24. Classification of Total Expenditures of the B.N.R.H., Fiscal Depirt-
ment, fiscal year 1947-48.................................. ........................ 69
25. Cost of Customs Operations by Ports and Cost of Administration.
Repairs and Maintenance, Acquisition of Property and Fixed Charges,
fiscal years 1919-20 to 1947-48................................................. 70
S26. Operating Allowance of Internal Revenue Service, fiscal years 1923-
1924 to 1947-48................................................................................ 71
27. Revenue of Haiti by Source, fiscal years 1889-90 to 1947-48........... 72
28. Relation between Import and Export Values and Customs-Receipts,
fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48........................... .......... ......... 73
29. Customs Receipts by Months, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48........ 74
30. Customs Receipts by Ports, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48............ 75
31. Customs Receipts by Sources and Ports, fiscal year 1947-48............ 76





I APPENDICES

Pages
32. Customs Receipts by Sources and by Months, fiscal year -1947-48.... 76
33. Distribution of Customs Receipts, fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48.... 77
34. Miscellaneous Receipts by Sources and Months, fiscal year 1947-48.... 77
35. Total Receipts of Haitian Government by Sources, Months and Ports,
fiscal year 1947-48.......................................... .............................. 78
36. Ordinary, Supplementary and Extraordinary Appropriations from Re-
venue, fiscal years 1945-46 to 1947-48............................ ............. 79
37. Receipts and Expenditures fiscal years 1945-46 to 1947-48.............. 80
38. Functional Classification of Expenditures, fiscal year 1947-48............ 81
39. Classification of Administration and Operation Expenditures by De-
partments and Services, fiscal year 1947-48....................... ........... 82
40. Classification of Total Expenditures by Departments and Services,
fiscal year 1947-48.......................................... ............................. 83
41. Receipts and Expenditures, fiscal year 1947-48.............................. 84
42. Revenues and Expenditures and Excess of Revenues or Expenditures,
fiscal years 1916-17 to 1947-48........................................... .... 85
43. Treasury Assets and Liabilities............................... ..................... 85
44. Public D ebt ....................................................................................... 86
45. Expenditures from Revenue for the Public Debt and Relation of such
expenditures to Revenue Receipts, fiscal years 1946-47 and 1947-48 87
46. Notes of the Banque Nationale in circulation by Months, fiscal years
1919-20 to 1947-48.......................................... .......................... 87
47. Loans and Deposits of Banks in Haiti by Months, fiscal year 1947-48 87
48. Balance des Paiements (1947-1948).................................................... 88
49. Internal Revenue Receipts by Sources, fiscal years 1945-46 to 1947-48 89
50. Internal Revenue Receipts by Collection Districts, fiscal years 1945-46
to 1947-48 .................................. .................................................... 89
51. Internal Revenue Receipts by Sources and Districts, fiscal year 1947-
1948 ............ .. ............... ............... ............................ 90
52. Internal Revenue Receipts by Sources and Months, fiscal year 1947-48 91
53. Communal Receipts and Expenditures, fiscal year 1947-48................92-98

Schedules:
1. Quantity and Value of Imports into Haiti by Countries of Origin,
fiscal year 1947-48............................ .... .................................... 97
2. Quantity and Value of Exports from Haiti by Countries of Destination,
fiscal year 1947-48.... ................ ........... .............. 125
3. Customs Receipts by Sources, Ports and Months, fiscal year 1947-48 138

























BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
OCTOBER 1947 SEPTEMBER 1948












BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI



ANNUAL REPORT

of the

FISCAL DEPARTMENT

For the Fiscal Year

OCTOBER 1947 SEPTEMBER 1948


Port-au-Prince. Haiti, January 15, 1949


TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI


Gentlemen:

There is submitted herewith the Annual Report of the Banque Nationale
de la Republique d'Haiti, Fiscal Department, for the fiscal year ended
September 30, 1948.

The practice of presenting the Annual Reports of the Fiscal Department
in both the French and the English languages has been continued. Some
changes have been made in the intrinsic composition of the Report. The
section dealing with foreign commerce has been somewhat developed with
a view to helping the reader to understand better the Haitian economy as
a whole. In the matter of public finances, a more complete analysis of
receipts and expenditures has been undertaken. Other questions, which
do not directly concern the operations of this Department, have also been
included in this Report.

The fiscal year just closed was remarkable in many respects. Foreign
trade figures reached record levels. Haitian products shipped abroad were
sold at advantageous prices, while most of the imported articles recorded
slight price decreases. Although fiscal receipts reached an all-time high
level, Government expenditures exceeded receipts by a considerable
margin. A good portion of these expenditures were made with a view to
the further economic development of the country.







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There will be found a detailed analysis of the commercial and financial
statistics which served as a basis of the preceding brief statement.

Foreign Commerce
Foreign commerce from October 1, 1947 to September 30, 1948 amount-
ed to Gdes. 315,467,351. This is the largest amount ever registered by-the
Statistical Section of the Fiscal Department since its creation in 1916-17,
and it exceeds by Gdes. 21,823,291 the record figures of the preceding'year.
The nearest approach to the record years of 1947-48 and 1946-47 was the
foreign trade total of Gdes. 245,096,694 recorded in 1919-20.

Imports
Imports in 1947-48 were valued at Gdes. 161,042,717, showing an in-
crease of Gdes. 24,890,709, or 18% over the total of the preceding year.
Never since the adoption of the present methods of compiling commercial
statistics, has the value of imports in any one year been so high as that
registered during the fiscal year 1947-48. The largest previous amounts
were Gdes. 136,992,055 and Gdes. 136,152,008 representing import values
in 1919-20 and 1946-47 respectively.
This large increase in the value of imports may be attributed to several
causes: the rise in prices of certain articles on foreign markets, and the
insufficiency of stocks of merchandise on the local market, due to diffi-
culties of transportation or quota and rationing measures.
Among the main groups of imported articles, only chemical and pharma-
ceutical products registered a decrease in volume, while gasoline, iron and
steel, cement, common soap, wheat flour, meat, fish and butter registered
considerable increases in volume.

Exports
While the value of imports increased by 18% as compared with that of
the preceding year, the value of exports decreased by 2%. Export values
were Gdes. 157,492,052 in 1946-47, and Gdes. 154,424,634 for the fiscal
year under review. The decline amounted to Gdes. 3,067,418.
Among the principal export products which recorded declines were
coffee, bananas, raw sugar and essential oils.
Among the products which increased were raw sisal, raw cotton, articles
of the handicraft industry, cacao, molasses, goatskins and cottonseed cake.
While it is encouraging to note that Haiti is no longer a one-crop country,
as it used to be, it is also regrettable to note that the production of some
of our principal export commodities has diminished considerably.

Countries of Origin of Imports
Haiti is one of the few countries whose imports, to a very large extent,
come from one source. Although this percentage showed a declining ten-







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dency during the period from 1926-27 to 1940-41, it represented not less
than three quarters of the total of our imports, and the tendency has been
toward an increase since 1940-41. For the period from 1916-17 to 1947-48,
the United States furnished 76.30% of our imports, United Kingdom (not
including its dominions and colonies) 6.13%, and all other countries
17.57%. In Table No. 2 will be found the statistics showing the distribu-
tion of imports. These statistics show little sign of decentralization in the
source of Haitian imports.
The sole explanation seems to be that American merchants are able to
offer a variety of merchandise with greater advantages in prices, quality
and rapidity of delivery. Otherwise, imports would not be so uniformly
derived from the United States for so long a period, particularly when Haiti
has always had the necessary exchange which is always in great demand in
the other foreign markets.
During 1947-48 the percentage of imports supplied by the United States
was 82.06 compared to 88.01 registered during the preceding year. As the
percentage of imports furnished by the United States declined during
1947-48 it follows that other countries increased their shares. This is true,
in order of importance, of the value of imports from Canada, Curaqao,
Mexico, British India, Netherlands, Belgium, France, etc. Aside from the
United States, the countries which showed a decreasing percentage, in order
of importance as to the value of imports, were Cuba, Argentina and Bahama
Islands.
The 1947-48 percentages indicate, as compared with those of 1946-47,
a tendency to a wider distribution of the import trade as will be seen from
the following table:

*197-43 1E0-47 (1iG-43 1914-45
% % % %
United States........................... 82.06 88.01 86.65 83.77
British Commonwealth............... 7.21 4.75 4.79 4.12
Netherlands Indies.................... 4.34 2.80 2.04 1.25
M exico............................. ....... 1.58 1.10 1.26 3.87
Belgium ................................... 1.10 0.68 0.07 ............
France..................................... 1.07 0.66 0.21 0.01
D enm ark.................................... 0.69 0.19 0.03 ..........
Switzerland.............................. 0.41 0.36 0.32 0.08
Cuba............................... ......... 0.38 0.52 0.52 1.43
All other.................................... 1.16 0.93 4.11 5.47
100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00

This table shows to some degree the effects of competition between the
principal suppliers of Haiti. It is interesting to note that the Haitian import
trade is not subject to any special local regulation, such as quotas or import
licences and that, consequently, the 'fluctuations shown in the above table
ire not the result of measures of control or discrimination. On the contrary,
it should be mentioned that most of the countries enjoy the minimum tariff.







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Imports from the United States
As previously stated, the United States of America was in 1947-48 again
the principal supplier of the Haitian market, as indicated by the above
table relative to the percentage of imports by countries of origin. The
statistics covering Haitian-American Commerce are thus of particular in-
terest. Haitian imports from the United States during the fiscal years
1945-46 to 1947-48 inclusive are shown below:

-5478 1W-647 1945-46
Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Cement................................................ 588,978 906,034 1,019,704
Fish..................................................... 505,717 980,814 190,618
W heat flour.......................................... 17,867,741 10,786,181 8,704,203
Automobiles and trucks.................... 6,696,203 4,756,435 2,523,342
Perfumery............................................ 1,258,564 1,443,196 929,504
Beverages and liquors.......................... 524,129 330,039 349,622
Leather, hides and their manufactures.. 1,930,036 1,153,816 388,333
Jute bags............................................ 738,684 300,765 435,367
Chemical and pharmaceutical products., 3,446,705 2,795,767 1,644,897
Soap.................................................... 3,889,954 3,118,109 993,721
Cotton and cotton textiles..................... 33,776,482 39,384,690 17,040,652
Lard...................................................... 1,588,912 1,423,863 788,062
Glass and glassware........................... 1,190,415 6,331,371 1,244,149
Machines and apparatus..................... 8,606,148 4,952,462 .6,895,940
Paper and its manufactures................. 2,237,774 1,522,608 1,592,915
Tires and inner tubes for vehicles......... 1,613,790 1,978,178 2,094,670
Silk & manufactures of....................... 4,568,273 3,930,130 1,360,086
Tobacco and manufactures of.............. 2,887,169 2,547,032 2,031,297
All other............................................ 37,580,616 33,934,126 18,210,614
131,496,290 119,575,616 64,437,696

It appears from the above table that Haitian imports from the United
States increased in 1947-48, when compared with the fiscal years 1945-46
and 1946-47, by 104% and 10% respectively. It will be noted particularly
that 1947-48 imports of wheat flour, automobiles and trucks, and ma-
chinery and apparatus increased, while those of cement, fish, and cotton and
its manufactures were inferior to those of the fiscal year 1946-47.

Destination of Exports '
Table No. 3 shows, in percentages, the value of exports, by countries of
destination, from 1916-17 to 1947-48. The United States, over the full
period, took 35.31% of our exports, the United Kingdom 7.43% and the
other countries 57.26%.
During 1947-48, the proportion of exports purchased by the United States
increased slightly, from 59.64% in 1946-47 to 59.87% in 1947-48. The
period from 1941-42 to 1945-46 was one of great centralization of exports
to that country when it took 72.93% of our export products. The war
resulted in considerable dislocation of international trade, particularly that
of Haiti which, previous to 1941-42, sold more than half of its export pro-
ducts to the European markets. During the post-war period a redistribu-







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tion of our exports has been remarked in the decline of the percentage of
our exports going to the United States and in an increase in the percentages
taken by the other countries with which Haiti deals. This may be con-
sidered as a good sign, since a diversification of markets would tend to pro-
tect Haiti frcm economic crises which might arise in a country with which
it trades. Not mapy years ago Haiti was almost entirely dependent on the
French market for the disposition of its coffee. However, the efforts toward
diversification should not be made to the'prejudice of our present cus-
tomers. On the contrary, Haiti should strengthen its position if possible,
through an increase in the volume taken by these customers, at the same
time trying to find new markets for its products.
The principal countries, other than the United States, showing sharp
upward trends in the table of export percentages were: Belgium, United
Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, France and Denmark. On the other hand,
Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, Bahama Islands, Curagao, etc. showed
declines in the same table.
The following table shows the percentages of exports by countries of
destination, including the dominions, dependencies and colonies of those
countries, for the fiscal years 1946-47 and 1947-48.
1947-48 196-47
% %
United States................................ 60.07 59.85
Belgium ....................................... 12.19 11.31
British Empire............................. 10.80 9.85
Italy............................................ 6.15 4.15
Switzerland............................ 1.50 1.84
France.......................................... 1.11 0.97
Denmark....................................... 0.43
All other....................................... 7.75 12.03

100.00 100.00

Exports to the United States
The following table shows the value of Haitian exports to the United
States, by principal categories, during the last three fiscal years.
,19t7-4S 1916-47 2J45-44
Goudes Go' rdes Gourdes
Coffee................................... 15,952,886 17.413,487 15,647,829
Sisal............................. .... 39,267,560 26,319,833 14,290.843
Bananas...... .............. ....... 14,201,497 30,648,647 20,115,535
Cacao............................ 5,385,690 3,660,664 1,047,117
Goatskins....................... 1,716,276 1,440,483 762,417
Sugar (raw & refined).......... 530,092 320 26
Palm straw braids.................. 285,724 403,896 975,419
Molasses............................ 2,813,181 1,632,275 1,869,748
Essential oils.......................... 1,024,731 2,681,099 2,495,027
Straw handbags....................... 3,115 166,005 542,109
Sisal handbags................ 1,330,797 581,464 1,746,617
Sisal shoes & slipners.......... 5,761,299 1,862,063 3,153,644
Straw shoes & slippers............ 757 95,022 28,253
Mahogany ware....................... 509,107 710,862 1,413,156
All other................................. 3,676.066 6,313,835 6,605,456

92,458,778 93,929,955 70,693,196







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Table No. 4 shows the value of total foreign commerce by countries in
percentages. The United States ranked first with 70.99% of the total,
followed in order of importance, by Belgium, United Kingdom, Italy,
Netherlands, Norway, Canada, Curagao and France.
As a convenient summary, table No. 5 shows for the fiscal year 1947-48
the value and percentage of value of imports, exports and total foreign
trade by countries.

Ports of Entry for Imports
As the United States supplied the greater part of Haitian imports, so
Port-au-Prince occupied a predominant position as a port of entry. Out
of a total import value of Gdes. 161,042,717, Port-au-Prince received
Gdes. 135,424,024, or 84.09%. Since Port-au-Prince surpasses by far the
other towns of Haiti as a financial and population center, and further, in
view of its importance as the capital of the Republic, it seems that it will
continue to hold first place in so far as imports are concerned.
As will be noted from Table No. 6, only Belladere, Glore, Miragoane and
Saint Marc showed smaller import values in 1947-48 than during the
preceding year. Other ports such as Cap Haitien, Cayes, Gonaives and
Petit GoAve doubled or almost doubled their import values. Aquin,
Fort Libert6, J6r6mie, and Port-de-Paix maintained more or less the levels
reached last year.
Average values of imports for the period 1916-17 to 1947-48, compared
with those of 1947-48, show very clearly the improvement in the import
trade during the years in question. Likewise, during the fiscal year just
closed, the values of imports through Cap Haitien, Fort Libert6, Gonaives,
J6r6mie and Port-au-Prince exceeded by far the average import values for
the period mentioned. The other ports registered notable declines.
The following table shows the percentages of Haitian imports classified
:by ports of entry for the last three fiscal years.
107-J. 19-47 145-46
% % %
Port-au-Prince..................................... 84.09 87.18 89.43
Cap-Haitien......................................... 7.13 4.82 4.20
Caves..................................................... 1.93 1.24 1.19
Gonaives.............................................. 1.87 1.27 0.65
Fort Libert.......................................... .56 1.76 0.98
Jer6m ie................................................... 1.18 1.38 1.18
Saint-M arc............................................. 1.10 1.49 1.52
Port-de-Paix.......................................... 0.49 0.38 0.43
Jacm el................................................... 0.43 0.15 0.34
Autres ports......................................... 0.22 0.33 0.08
100.00 100.00 100.00

This table shows that some ports rose in importance while others de-
clined. The value of imports, considered as an index of the use of pur-
chasing power, varies with the value of exports, which is the source of






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purchasing power. The analysis of imports by ports of entry is therefore
facilitated if the distribution of exports by ports of shipment is taken into
consideration.
Ports of Shipments for Exports
Although total export values decreased somewhat during the fiscal year
1947-48, when comparison is made with those of 1946-47, the exports
handled by Cap Haitien, Fort Libert6, Ouanaminthe and Port-au-Prince
showed sharp increases. All other ports recorded decreases. The declines
in the cases of Aquin, Cayes, Gonaives, Miragoane, Petit GoAve, Port-de-
Paix and Saint Marc were relatively sharp. It is interesting to note that
Belladdre has recorded no exports since 1941-42.
When the average values of the various periods are compared, including
the last three fiscal years, it is seen that only four ports showed definite


and uninterrupted upward trends. These ports are:
bert6, Petit Goive and Port-au-Prince.
The percentage of exports shipped through the
during the past four years are given below:


Cap Haitien, Fort Li-

various Haitian ports


19~7~48 194-467 1945-46
% % %
Port-au-Prince............................42.02 38.33 47.60
Fort Libert6............................... 15.74 9.62 7.65
Cap Haitien.............................. 13.59 13.15 9.03
Saint Marc.................................. 5.95 7.14 6.35
-Jacmel......................................... 5.88 6.14 6.27
Gonaives..................................... 4.86 6.43 4.44
Jeremie....................................... 4.24 5.45 4.92
Cayes.......................................... 2.94 5.51 5.92
Port-de-Paix................................ 2.70 5.52 4.92
Petit Goave.................................. 1.72 1.95 1.98
Autres.......................................... 0.36 0.76 0.92
100.00 100.00 100.00


19M4-4
%
48.68
8.19
9.37
7.01
6.04
5.81
2.73
3.93
5.10
2.69
0.45
100.00


The values of imports and exports have been combined in Table No. 8 to
show the relative importance of each port. Port-au-Prince ranked first for
both imports and exports and its foreign trade represented 63.50% of the
total. Two ports followed, Cap Haitien and Fort LibertY, accounting for
10.30% and 8.50. respectively. Next came a third group: Saint Marc
(3.48%), Gonaives (3.33%), Jacmel (3.10%), J6r6mie (2.6'8%), and Caves
(2.42%). The ports whose percentages were less than 2% form a fourth
group.
Maritime Traffic
Table No. 9 shows the net tonnage of steamers which entered Haitian
ports. A total of 742 such vessels called in during 1947-48, as compared
with 734 for the previous year. However, the net tonnage was somewhat
smaller, having amounted to 728,133 as against 774,025 in 1946-47.
American steamers were second in number (101)- and first in. tonnage
(236,410), or 32.43% of the total. British vessels were first in number







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(259) and second in tonnage (119,673), or 16.43% of the total. French
were third in tonnage with 104,479, or 14% of the total, followed by Dutch,
with 86,921 tons; Canadian with 49,273 tons; Hondurian with 47,594
tons; Norwegian with 28,127 tons; Panamanian with 18,565 tons; Haitian
with 2,369; and steamers of various other nationalities accounting for
34,452 tons.
The table below shows, for the last ten years, the number and net ton-
nage of steamers calling at Haitian ports. This table indicates that while
the number of steamers is increasing, the tonnage figures show a downward
trend.
Number of Boats Net Tonnage
1938-3......... ....................................... 652 1,595,770
1939-40...................................... 498 1,412,023
1940-41...................................... 442 1,253,681
1941-42...................................... 20G 350,967
1942-43...................................... 211 159,011
1943-44...................................... 566 206,193
1944-45...................................... 786 191,402
1945-46...................................... 634 511,385
1946-47...................................... 734 774,025
1947-48 ...................................... 742 728,133


Sailing vessels in the foreign commerce showed a decline both in number
and in net tonnage, as indicated in Table No. 10. In 1947-48 a total of 182
sailing vessels with a net tonnage of 2,091 entered Haitian ports, as against
269 such vessels with a net tonnage of 3,167 for the previous fiscal year.
British vessels ranked first with 150 boats, although their net tonnage
amounted to only 1,162. The other sailing vessels totaling 32 in number,
and 929 in tonnage were of Haitian registry.
Imports into Haiti, mostly from the United States, were transported to
a great extent by boats of American registry, as shown in Table No. 11.
Of imports totaling Gdes. 161,042,717, about half, or Gdes. 75,428,631
arrived on vessels flying the American flag, while almost a third (32.16o%)
arrived on Dutch vessels. Next came, in order of importance, those carried
under the French, Canadian, British, Panamanian, Hondurian and Nor-
wegian flags.
Most of the Haitian exports were carried by Dutch, American, British
and French vessels, which took 39.97%o, 31.42%, 18.12% and 8.96% res-
pectively. Exports transported on vessels of Norwegian registry (2.92%0),
Hondurian (1.79%); Panamanian (0.55%), Haitian (0.23%) and other
(0.82%) were of much less importance. It is to be noted that Dutch boats
carried 26.54% of exports to the United States, and 74.54%o of exports to
Belgium; and these two countries took 72.06% of our total exports.
The above mentioned statistics are shown in Table No. 12. By com-
parison with the previous fiscal year, the percentage of freight carried by
Dutch, American, British and Norwegian boats increased, while the amount
of freight carried by French, Hondurian and Haitian boats decreased.







REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT 9

Foreign Trade by Months and by Ports
Seasonal variations have always characterized the Haitian foreign trade.
Generally speaking, import statistics for an extended period show greater
variations from month to month than do export figures. However, a greater
uniformity in the 1947-48 import trade, compared with that of 1946-47,
may be noted in Table No. 13. For example, the value of imports was the
highest in January 1948, which showed Gdes. 15,437,387, and the lowest
in May with Gdes. 11,326,182, showing a variation of 36.317o between
these twp months. However, there was a difference of 310%, for the fiscal
year 1946-47, between the weakest month, October 1946 which recorded
Gdes. 4,862,166, and the highest month, March 1947, with Gdes. 15,-
680,150.
A more uniform distribution of imports is desirable, and the trend in
this direction in 1947-48 may be considered as altogether favorable.
In general, exports are subject to even more seasonal fluctuations than
imports. The variations in 1947-48 were more remarkable than in the
preceding year. Export values reached a high figure of Gdes. 18,123,875
in June and a low figure of Gdes. 7,118,231 in September. The highest
concentration occurred during the two months preceding June. This is
indicated by Table No. 14, which shows the value of exports by months
and by ports of shipment during 1947-48 and 1946-47. In 1946-47, the
highest monthly value was recorded in June with Gdes. 16,968,776, and
the smallest, Gdes. 6,647,656, in October. It is interesting to note that
during the two fiscal years, the highest values were recorded in the same
month, i. e. June, and that the lowest values were registered in consecutive
months September (1947-48) and October (1946-47).


Imports by Principal Groups
The various articles imported may be grouped as follows:


Textiles & Clothing..
Foodstuffs ................
Gasoline, kerosene &
Mineral Oils ........
Machinery and Ap-
paratus..................
Iron and steel pro-
ducts ..................
Soap ........................
Automobiles and
trucks .. ..........
Rubber products........
Chemical and Phar-
maceutical Products
Household utensils....
Agricultural imple-
m ents, etc.............
Jute bags, etc.............
Tobacco products ....
Paper and manufac-
tures of................
All other ...........


1U47- i
Gourdes %
42,563,014 26.4
30,406,612 18.9

6,859,237 4.3

9,074,205 5.6

6,390,548 4.0
8,107,548 5.0

6,732,652 4.2
2,106,835 1.3

3,546,084 2.2
3,369,366 2.1

3,405,458 2.1
2,922,763 1.8
2,914,089 1.8

2,902,273 1.8
29,742,033 18.5

161,042,717 100.0


1946-47
Gourdes
.46,616,356
20,566,695


194-46
Gourdes
20,141,012
13,579,406


4,135,397 3.0 2,714,458 3.4

5,050,893 3.7 6,997,792 8.8

4,490,882 3.3 3,982,083 5.0
4,734,532 3.5 2,995,448 3.8

4,768,935 3.5/ .2,523,342 3.1
2,440,969 1.8 2,374,073 3.0

3,186,633 2.3 2,007,453 2.5
7,059,632 5.2 1,646,269 2.1


1,312,325
975,893
2,577,345

1,977,537
26,257,984

136,152,008


1.0
0.7
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626,526 0.8
-1,814,936 2.3
2,056,294 2.6


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14,147,216

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The above figures show no substantial changes in the percentage amounts
of the various imported products, as compared with total imports, but
sharp increases in value were recorded for almost all articles.

Imported Articles
The details of imports and exports will be found in Schedules No. 1 and
2 published in the statistical section at the end of this Report. It is quite
difficult to single out, for special consideration, certain articles from the
list of imports; nevertheless, an attempt has been made in Table No. 15
for 20 important 'import groups.
During the fiscal year 1947-48, Haitian import values reached a record
figure of Gdes. 161,042,717, or 18% more than during 1946-47. This
amount also exceeded by 152% the average import figure of Gdes. 63,-
404,091, for the period 1941-42 to 1945-46 inclusive. In view of the
general increase in the value of imports, it followed that most of the prin-
cipal imported products recorded sharp increases. Only five categories of
articles registered decreases, namely: kitchen ware (52%), leather (27%),
cotton textiles (16%), leaf tobacco (3%) and wool and hair and their
manufactures (6%). The value of chemical and pharmaceutical products
recorded a moderate increase of 11%. Certain other group, however,
showed very sharp increases, viz.-agricultural implements (59%); cement
(79%); cotton and its manufactures other than textiles (58%); vegetable,
fibers and their manufactures other than cotton and textiles (165%); wheat
flour (55%); iron, steel and their manufactures (42%); liquors and be-
verages (33%); passenger automobiles (85%); gasoline (52%); kerosene
(54%); soap (71%); cigarettes (20%); etc.

Prices c Principal nmpcrted Articles~
Imports during 1947-48 amounted to 125,789 tons against 110,699 tons
in 1946-47, and were valued at Gdes. 161,042,717 compared with Gdes.
136,152,008 during the preceding year. The increases in the volume and
value of imports for the year under study were, more or less, proportional.
Thus the increased C. I. F. prices of certain articles were largely offset by
decreases in other articles, as shown by the following statistics:

1947-4S 106-47 1.5-46 1411-45 113-41
Unit Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Cement............................ kilo 0.17 0.16 0.12 0.12 0.13
Fish................................. 0.96 1.08 0.80 0.89 0.72
W heat flour....................... 0.97 0.81 0.55 0.51 0.48
Meats................................ 3.73 3.90 2.96 2.44 0.99
Liquors and beverages....... liter 2.50 2.48 1.97 1.81 2.09
Gasoline............................ 0.14 0.11 0.10 0.13 0.13
Kerosene.......................... 0.19 0.15 0.09 0.09 0.09
Soap................................ kilo 1.93 1.96 1.26 1.27 1.21
Cotton textiles................... 11.18 12.80 9.07 8.61 8.50
Silk and manufactures of... 16.00 25.04 17.75 15.88 15.08
Lard................................. 3.34 3.71 2.36 1.83 1.95
Perfumery......................... 7.17 5.85 4.06 5.93 5.65
Cigarettes........................ hundred 1.63 1.58 1.42 1.39 1.38





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Export Products
Table No. 17 shows the values of the more important articles exported
during the period of 1916-17 to 1947-48, while table No. 18 carries the
corresponding quantities for the same period.
The upward trend in total export values will be noted from the yearly
totals in table No. 17. Although the 1947-48 export value decreased by
2% in comparison with that of 1946-47, the total values of exports for the
last three. fiscal years: 1945-46, 1946-47 and 1947-48 were 60.89%,
122.05% and 117.73% higher than the general average of exports for the
period of 1916-17 to 1947-48. Consequently, most of our chief export
products enjoyed a corresponding increase.
The table below enumerates the principal export products according to
their relative importance and shows the corresponding values for the last
two fiscal years as well as the percentage increases or decreases for both
values and quantities.
Percentages
( +)Increases
1947-4S 194647 (-) Decreases
Gourdes Gourdes On value On quantity
Coffee..................................... 53,875,658 60,656,839 (-) 11% (-) 8%
Sisal....................................... 40,564,784 28,356,768 (+) 43% (+) 23%
Bananas................................. 14,201,497 30,648,647 (-) 54% (-) 51%
Sugar................................... 11,076,151 14,174,536 (-) 22% (-) 23%
Cotton..................... .......... 9,304,487 776,964 (+)1,097% (+)1,128%
Handicraft articles................. 8,410,665 4,462,681 (+) 88% (+) 69%
Cacao.................................... 6,360,990 3,867,361 (+) 64% (-) 6%
Molasses................................ 2,813,181 1,632,275 (+) 72% (+) 7%
Castor beans............................. 2,170,883 3,053,691 (-) 29% (-) 23%
Goatskins......................... 1,716,283 1,464,623 (+) 17% (+) 15%
Cottonseed cake........................ 1,174,780 592,840 (+) 98% (+) 81%
Essential oils............................ 1,032,221 2,694,269 (-) 62% (+) 3%
The above table shows that certain articles such as sisal, cacao, molas-
ses, and handicraft articles registered sharp increases during the fiscal year
under review. On the other hand, raw sugar, castor beans, essential oils
as well as two of the primary export commodities coffee and bananas -
decreased both in value and in volume.
The following table shows the volume and value of exports during the
last two fiscal years:
1-947-4S 1944-47
Metric tons Gourdes Metric tons Gourdes
Coffee............................... 22,733 53,875,658 24,659 60,656,839
Cotton........................... 3,290 9,304,487 268 776,964
Cacao............................... 1,795 6,360,990 1,902 3,867,361
Sisal................................. 26,077 40,564,784 21,157 28,356,768
Sugar............................... 20,093 11,076,712 26,104 14,174,963
Bananas.......................... 69,239 14,201,497 142,819 30,648,647
All other........................... 23;463 19,040,506 30,341 19,010,510
166,690 154,424,634 247,250 157,492,052
It is seen from this table that exports in 1947-48 reached a total of
166,690 metric tons, valued at Gdes. 154,424,634 as compared with 247,250
metric tons, valued at Gdes. 157,492,052 during 1946-47. The decrease in.
1947-48 amounted to 2% in value and 33% in volume.





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Relative Importance of Principal Export Products
The two tables above indicate clearly that coffee, sisal, bananas and
sugar headed the list of export products in 1947-48. These principal com-
modities, as well as certain others such as cotton, articles of the handicraft
industry, cacao, molasses, castor beans, goatskins, cottonseed cake and es-
sential oils, which in varying degree account for an important per-
centage of exports deserve special mention. The following table shows
the export commodities in order of importance and in comparison with the
figures of the preceding year:


1917-48
Gourdes %,
Coffee....................... .......... 3,875,058 34.89
Sisal......................... ...... 40,564,784 26.27
Bananas.................... ....... 14,201,497 9.20
Sugar (raw and refined)............... 11,076,712 7.17
Cotton............................... 9,304,487 6.03
Cacao........................... .......... 6,360,990 4.12
Sisal shoes and slippers............... 5,859,507 3.79
Molasses........................... ........ 2,813.181 1.82
Castor beans............................. 2,170,883 1.40
Goatskins........................................ 1,716,283 1.11
Sisal handbags.................................. 1,447,447 0.94
Cottonseed cake................................ 1,174,780 0.76
Essential oils..................................... 1,032,221 0.67
M mahogany ware................................. 803,130 0.52
Palm leaf braid........................... 292,966 0.19
All ,ther........................................... 1,730,108 1.12

154,424,634 100.00


Gourdes %
60,656,839 38.51
28,356,768 18.01
30,648,647 19.46
14,174,963 9.00
776,964 0.49
3,867,361 2.45
2,080,735 1.32
1,632,275 1.04
3,053,691 1.94
1,464,623 0.93
660,414 0.42
592,840 0.38
2,694,269 1.71
1,049,530 0.67
405,175 0.26
5,376,958 3.41

157,492,052 100.00


Principal Export Products

Exports of coffee amounting to 22,732,810 kilos were valued at Gdes.
53,875,658 in 1947-48, which represented about 35% of the value of all
exports for the year. The volume of coffee exports during 1947-48 de-
creased by 1,926,611 kilos or some 8%, as compared with that recorded
for the previous year, while the value declined by Gdes. 6,781,181 or 11%.

The table below shows the quantities and values of coffee exports during
the past five years:


Kdos
1043-44....................................... 23,116,197
1944-45....................................... 29,968,230
1945-46....................................... 24,282,605
1946-47....................................... 24,659,421
1947-48 ....................................... 22,732,810


Gourdes
25,983,822
36,450,688
38,148,993
60,656,839
53,875,658


During the. fiscal year 1947-48, the volume of coffee shipments was
smaller than that recorded in either of the four previous years. However,
the 1947-48 value was exceeded only by that of 1946-47. Compared to
the 1943-44 figures, the decrease in volume was only 2%J, while the value
rose by 107%. It is evident that the price received on the foreign markets





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for coffee is still satisfactory. During the last five fiscal years, unit prices
were as follows:
Gourde
1943-44..... .................................... ................. 1.12
1944-45 ...-4 ........................................ ......................... 1.21
1945-46....................................................................... 1.57
1946-47.................................................................... 2.45
1 947-48.................................................................... 2.36

It is to be remarked, on the other hand, that important changes were
recorded during 1945-46, 1946-47 and 1947-48 in the coffee export trade.
Since 1946-47 the European markets, which were closed to Haitian trade
during the war, have been buying more and more Haitian coffee. This
trend is brought out in the following table showing coffee exports by
countries of destination during the past three years:
1947-48 IM6A-47 10-46-4
Kilos % Kilos % Kilos %
Bahama Islands............... 4,400 ........ 9,280 ........ ....... ........
Belgium......................... 6,848,734 30.1 6,685,597 27.1 3,348,350 13.8
Canada............................. 82,160 0.4 ................ ........ 1,661,622 6.9
Canal Zone....................... ............... ........ 160
Cuba................................ ....... ....... 4,736,128 19.5
Cura(ao... ......................... ........ 4,000 ........ 80,080 0.3
Denmark................ 240.............. ..240 ........ 160
France.............................. 6.468 ........ 81,998 0.3 ................ ........
Italy.................. ........ 3,817,667 16.8 2,467,660 10.0 976.990 4.0
M artinique........ .... .... 960.............. 960 ........ 22 ........ ................ ........
Netherlands...................... 1,571,746 6.9 1,057,843 4.3 75,920 0.3
Norway....................... 2,344,492 10.3 5,370,480 21.8 1,000,929 4.1
Puerto Rico.......... ................... .......... ............. ....... 57,600 0.2
Sweden........................... 230,000 1.0 364,000 1.5 186,400 0.8
Switzerland...................... 1,001,544 4.4 1,209,376' 4.9 2,239,700 9.2
Syria............................... 16,000 0.1 156,000 0.6 ................ ........
United Kingdom............... 37 ........ 40,026 0.2 24,080 0.1
United States.................... 6,808,362 30.0 7,212,816 29.3 9,894,806 40.8
22,732,810 100.0 24,659,421 100.0 24,282,605 100.0

Thus, coffee exports to the United States decreased from 87.8% of the
total in 1944-45 to 40.8% in 1945-46; 29.3% in 1946-47; and 30% in
1947-48. Belgium has become the most important buyer of Haitian coffee.
While Belgium did not take any in 1944-45, that country purchased 13.8%
of the total in 1945-46; 27.1% in 1946-47 and 30.1% in 1947-48. Italy,
which took 4% in 1945-46; 10% in 1946-47, and 16.8% in 1947-48, ranked
third among the purchasers of our coffee. Next in the list followed Norway,
Netherlands, and Switzerland which took 10.3%, 6.9% and 4.4% res-
pectively during 1947-48. As a matter of fact, European markets together
took almost 60% of total coffee exports. The fact that Belgium increased
its purchases considerably, and that several other European markets were
re-opened to Haitian coffee, may be considered as a happy circumstance.
An increase in clients is usually followed by an increase in demand. With
sound competition, the producers will be sure to obtain the best prices for
their products.






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The following table shows the average prices received on the foreign
markets, per bag of 50 kilos. These statistics were furnished by the National
Coffee Bureau:
1M74S 10i6-4?
50 kilos 50 kilos
United States of America................................ $23.81 24.87
Belgium ............................................................ 23.85 25.65
Italy.................. ...................... ................ 25.19 27.14
N orw ay:........................................................... 23.19 25.00
Netherlands...................................................... 22.54 26.26
Switzerland...................................................... 24.10 25.49
United Kingdom.............................................. 23.77 25.18
France.............................................................. 23.50 25.00
Sw eden.......................................................... 23.63 26.46
Canada............................................................. 23.44 ........
All other .......... .............................................. 23.92 ........
To complete these notes on coffee, there appears below some remarks
submitted by the National Coffee Bureau concerning the world market:
S change in Europe was the dominating factor. The Western Eu-
ropean countries employed their dollar credits in buying so-called
essential commodities. A crisis resulted which caused fear of a
price drop induced by the decrease in the real demand. Toward
the end of December, various factors led to a gradual improvement
in the situation, among which was the elaboration and the putting
into execution of the Marshall Plan.(1)

Sisal
In 1947-48, sisal exports exceeded those of each of the four previous
years, in volume and in value, as shown by the following table:
Kilos Gourdes
1943-44 4.................................... 8,796,589 7,725,820
1944-45.................................... 9,167,222 8,381,183
1945-46................................. 16,821,334 14,740,732
1946-47................................ 21,156,636 28,356,768
1947-48................................... 26,077,017 40,564,78 4
The most interesting fact brought out by this comparison is that, the
increase in value recorded for 1947-48, as compared with that of 1946-47,
was proportionally much more important than the increase in.the quantity
exported. The average prices prevailing during the last ten years are as
follows:
Gourde per kilo
.1938-39.. .................................................. 0.361
1939-40.............................................................. 0.428
1940-41............................................................ 0.400
1941-.42 ............................................................. 0.729
1942-43............................................................ 0.919
1943-44......................................................... 0.878
1944-45............................................................ 0.914
1945-46........... .............................................. 0.876
1946-47............................................................... 1.340
1947-48.......................................................... 1.555

(1) Source of Information: National Coffee Bureau. Letter dated January 27,
1949 from the Director to the Board of the Coffee Bureau.





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Bananas

Bananas, which in recent years ranked second in value among the export
commodities, and which recorded sharp increases each year up to 1946-47,
showed a notable decline during 1947-48. Only 3,547,067 stems, valued
at Gdes. 14,201,497, were shipped during the latter period. This repre-
sented a decrease of 51% in volume and 54%o in value as compared to
the previous fiscal year. The following table will serve better to show
the trend of exports of the fruit, both in quantity and in value.

Volume Value
Stems Gourdes

1943-44............................... 2,889,677 7,981,771
1944-45............................... 4,014,825 12,534,667
1945-46.............................. 5,859,175 20,115,535
1946-47................................. 7,301,565 30,648,647
1947-48............................... 3,547,067 14,201,497



The following table shows shipments of bananas by ports during the
fiscal years 1946-47 and 1947-48:

197-48 .1946-47
Stems Gourdes Stems Gourdes

Aquin........................... 5,961 16,370 23,178 110,142
Cap Haitien................ 596,437 2,961,613 1,314,225 6,510,719
Cayes............................ 89,798 434,865 245,018 1,090,933
Gonaives....................... 193,368 1,022,381 497,456 1,570,196
Jacmel.......................... 110,322 469,658 348,278 1,424,680
J6remie......................... 996,306 2,591,340 1,388,783 3,802,472
Miragoane.................. 56,216 237,063 226,319 1,053,452
Port-au-Prince.............. 124,130 427,108 335,062 1,216,208
Port-de-Paix............... 513,580 2,276,898 1,368,940 6,376,329
Saint-Marc................ 860,949 3,764,201 1,554,306 7,493,516

3,547,067 14,201,497 7,301,565 30,648,647

The decline registered in 1947-48, as compared to the previous year,
seems to have been the result of a general decrease in banana production.



Raw Sugar
Exports of raw sugar in 194748 decreased both in quantity (23%) and
in value (22%) as compared with those of 1946-47. The table below shows
exports of this product during the past five years:

Kilos Gourdes

1943-44...................... ..... 77,384,528 21,560,520
1944-45................................. 29,276,010 9,744,086
1945-46.................. ......... 20,667,088 8,377,428
1946-47................................ 26,103,214 14,174,536
1947-48............................... 20,092,142 11,076,151







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The average F. O. B. prices of sugar manufactured in this country and
sold abroad during the last ten fiscal years were as follows:
Gourde per kilo
1938-39............................................................ 0.131
1939-40............................................................ 0.158
1940-41 ............................................................ 0.103
1941-42............................................................ 0.276
1942-43 ............................................................ 0.293
1943-44............... ..... ............... ................... 0.279
1944-45 ............................................................ 0.333
1945-46 ............................................................. 0.405
1946-47 ............................................................. 0.543
1947-48 ................................... ....................... 0.551

It will be seen that the price of sugar in 1947-48 was approximately
double that of 1943-44.

Cotton

The quantity and value of cotton exported during the last five fiscal
years were as follows:
Kilos Gourdes
1943-44................................. 4,679,996 5,478,829
1944-45............................... 1,037,300 1,647,319
1945-46.............................. 4,867,842 8,733,396
1946-47................................. 267,973 776,964
1947-48................................. 3,289,856 9,304,487

Exports of cotton in 1947-48, as compared with those of 1946-47 in-
creased by 1,0979'% in value and 1,128% in quantity. This large increase
is due to the fact that approximately 1,235,000 kilos of cotton which were
placed in the custom house toward the end of the fiscal year 1946-47 were
not shipped until the beginning of 1947-48. The price per kilo was Gde.
0.07 less than in 1946-47. The following table shows the F.O.B. price of
cotton during the last ten fiscal years:
Gourde per kilo
1940-41 ........ ....... ............................................... 0.88
1941-42 ............................................................ 1.03
1942-43............................... 1.07
1943-44 ........................................................... 1.17
1 94 4-4 5 .......................... .............................. 1.5 9
1945-46 ............................................................ 1.79
1946-47........................................................ 2.90
1947-48.. ......................... .............. ......... 2.83

The table below indicates the quantity and value of 1947-48 cotton
exports by countries of destination:

Kilos Gourdes
United Kingdom ............................... 2,070,340 5,531,166
Belgium ............................................. 676,694 2,087,120
France .....;........................................... 299,675 956,758
Netherlands ..................................... 243,145 729,435
Canada .............................................. 2 8

3,289,856 9,304,487






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Handicraft Industry

In 1946-47 the value of handicraft articles shipped abroad decreased
by almost one half, as compared with 1945-46, or from Gdes. 8,472,573 to
Gdes. 4,462,681. During 1947-48, the value increased by 88% as compared
with that of 1946-47, thus returning approximately to the 1945-46 level.
The details of shipments of articles of the handicraft industry, for the last
three fiscal years, are given below:

19Fi-48 1096-47 19-46
Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes
Sisal shoes and
slippers............ 450,580 5,859,507 148,014 '2,080,735 208,579 3,323,239
Sisal handbags.....156,582 1,447,447 89,022 660,414 239,403 1,905,383
Mahogany ware.... 92,335 803,130 109,376 1,049,530 198,808 1,665,867
Cane and coconut
straw braids.... 43,311 292,966- 53,856 405,175 93,965 996,850
Straw handbags.... 748 6,747 29,426 170,588 57,880 552,120
Straw shoes and
slippers............ 76 1 868 9,060 96,239 3,643 29,114
743,632 8,410,665 438,754 4,462,681 802,278 8,472,573

Essential Oils
Although the quantity of essential oils increased by 3%, as compared
with 1946-47, the value decreased by 62%. The following table will serve
to show the trend of exports of these oils during the three fiscal years:

197-43S 1W-47 1945-46
Kilos Gourdes Kilos Goardes Kilos Gourdes
Oil of Lemon Grass... 33.422 276,162 23,903 673,138 8,071 143,585
Oil of Amyris............ 10,316 143,175 17,613 296,530 8,511 212,792
Oil of Petit Grain...... 8,707 201,057 3,737 85,566 4,640 84,855
Oil of Lime................ 5,963 175,252 5,068 211,460 7,794 387,425
Oil of Vetiver............. 2,048 214,775 9,686 1,414,500 7,658 1,614,000
Oil of Citronella......... 1,294 i 9,850 181 2,500 687 34,365
Oil of Neroli.............. 14 11,000 12 8,475 ........ 15
Oil of Sweet basil...... 12 950 6 2,100 67 23,500
Oil of Shaddock..................... ........... ........ ............ 38 601

61,776 1,032,221 60,206 2,694,269 37,466 2,501,138

It appears from this table that exports of oils of lemon grass, petit grain
and citronella increased in quantity, while the others decreased. It appears
also that, with the exception of petit grain oil, the prices on the foreign
markets decreased considerably.



Government Finances

Receipts
Total fiscal receipts in 1947-48 reached a record figure of Gdes. 78,767,-
279.34 or Gdes. 13,500,863.85 more than that of 1946-47, which amounted





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to Gdes. 65,266,415.49. The latter figure represented, at that time, the
highest receipts recorded during a single year since the adoption of the
present system of presenting the financial statistics.

The following table shows a comparison between receipts from all sources
during the fiscal year 1947-48 and those of the previous year:


SOURCES 1917-4S 1l4-47
Customs Gourdes % Gourdes %
Import duties......................... 42,551,646.41 54.02 38,564,194.94 59.09
Export duties....................... 14,776,438.97 18.76 13,310,978.54 20.40
Miscellaneous....................... 827,244.30 1.05 549,792.24 0.84

Total Customs.................. 58,155,329.68 73.83 52,424,965.72 80.3A

Internal Revenues.....................18,105,598.07 22.99 11,933,060.90 18.28
Miscellaneous Government.........
Receipts................................ 1,983,545.99 2.52 41'3,302.10 0.63
Receipts from Communes............ 522,805.60 0.66 495,086.77 0.76
Total Revenues................. 78,767,279.34 100.00 65,266,415.49 100.00


The above table-shows that, percentagewise, customs receipts declined,
while internal taxes and miscellaneous receipts increased. However, it will
be seen that all sources of governmental revenues increased in amount.
Of the total increase of Gdes. 13,500;863.85, recorded in 1947-48, as com-
pared with 1946-47, customs receipts accounted for 42.44%, internal re-
venues 45.72% and miscellaneous receipts 11.84%. It is apparent from
the above table that customs receipts constitute the chief source of Govern-
ment receipts (73.83%) and are more than three times higher than internal
revenue receipts.

Customs Receipts
Customs receipts in 1947-48 reached a total of Gdes. 58,155,329.68
which constitutes a record. The distribution of customs receipts, as well
as of other Government revenues, is shown in Table No. 27. The said table
shows the improvement in revenues during recent years. Customs revenues
are derived from import duties, export duties and miscellaneous customs
receipts.

Import Duties
Table No. 27 shows that the amount of Gdes. 42,551,646.41 collected
during the fiscal year 1947-48 as duties on imported goods was a record
figure which exceeded by Gdes. 3,987,451.47 the amount of the previous
fiscal year, which at that time was a record figure.







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The principal sources of import receipts, classified in order of yield and
compared with those of the preceding year, were as follows:


Cotton goods ..................................... ..........
W heat flour ..................................................
Gasoline and kerosene....................................
W ool, linen, silk goods, jute bags, etc.............
Cigarettes and tobacco....................................
Foodstuffs other than wheat flour..................
Iron and steel products, machinery and apparatus
Chemical and pharmaceutical products............
S oap ........................................... .............
Automobiles and trucks...................................
Paper, etc. ............................................. .....
Cement, lumber, etc........................... .....
Rubber goods ........................................ ........
Shoes, leather, and leather goods..................
Glassware ....................................................
Earthenware, etc. ...........................................
All other .................................... ...............


Glas7 43
Gourdes
9,027,4 4 6.48
6,747,203.95
4,410,131.02
3,198,762.03
3,092,163.52
2,920,618.19
2,804,747.34
2,101,920.56
1,239,145.10
835,859.53
603,073.73
574,412.82
483,709.20
450,659.49
398,955.34
27,839.14
3,634,998.97


1016-47
Gourdes
9,780,495.95
5,374,325.99
3,397,936.86
2,528,584.89
2,716,765.41
2,264,692.86
1,980,258.96
2,114,310.35
722,490.32
597,935.92
482,682.61
404,411.62
530,266.99
402,392.66
977,928.71
85,702.16
4,203,012.68


Total................................................ 42,551,646.41 38,564,194.94

With the exception of cotton goods, chemical and pharmaceutical pro-
ducts, rubber goods, glassware and earthenware, all sources of import re-
ceipts registered sharp increases.
Duties on cotton textiles were by far the most important source of import
receipts. These duties represented 21% of total import duties and 11%
.of total government revenues in 1947-48. Duties on wheat flour were
Gdes. 1,373,000 higher than in 1946-47, while duties on gasoline and
kerosene increased by Gdes. 1,012,000. Duties. on wool, linen and silk
goods and jute bags increased by Gdes. 670,000, while those on tobacco
and cigarettes rose by Gdes. 375,000. Foodstuffs other than wheat flour
recorded a rise of Gdes. 656,000, and iron and steel products, machinery
and apparatus registered an increased yield of Gdes. 825,000.

Export Duties
Export duties in 1947-48 increased by 11%f over the 1946-47 returns.
The amount of Gdes. 14,776,439 collected on products shipped abroad
during the year under study may be considered as a sort of record since
it has been exceeded only by the amounts collected in 1913-19 and 1911-12
when export duties totaled Gdes. 16,503,370.20 and Gdes. 19,814,908.75
respectively.
Export receipts classified by sources were as follows during 1946-47 and
1947-48: 17-s .48 4-47
Gourdes % Gourdes %
Coffee........................... 9,501,006 64.30 6.942,031 52.15
Bananas....................... 2,337,769 15.82 3,243,809 24.37
Sugar........................ 1,969,388 13.33 2,369,527 17.80
Sisal............................. 372,154 2.52 300,673 2.26
Goatskins....................... 81,648 0.55 70,964 0.54
Cotton........................ 68,986 0.47 5,617 0.04
All other....................... 445,488 3.01 378,357 2.84

14,776,439 100.00 13,310,978 100.00






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In general, export duties are fixed at specific rates and, for this reason,
have no relation whatever to the value of the goods shipped. Under the
circumstances, the relation of these duties to the total value of exports
fluctuates according to the quantity of goods subject to export duties and
according to the distribution of the trade among the commodities that are
liable to lower or higher rates of export duties. The regular specific duty
on coffee was stipplemented in the course of 1946-47 by a tax which varies
with coffee prices. As a result an increase of 37% in export duties was
recorded in 1947-48, although the value and quantity of coffee exports
declined by 11% and 8% respectively. However, this combination of
two taxes which is also applicable to bananas and sugar did not bring
about an increase in the duties on these commodities in 1947-48 due to the
fact that both the volume and the value declined sharply. If the two rates
of taxation had not been in effect the yield would have been even less than
it was. Export taxes on sisal increased by 24% due to an increase in
production.
Miscellaneous Customs Receipts
Miscellaneous customs receipts during 1946-47 and 1947-48, classified
by sources, were as follows:
,194-48 2I947-
Gourdes Gourdes
Storage charges............................ 68,496.94 50,729.46
Transit fees..................................... 2,196.00 2,632.00
Navigation taxes............................ 19,530.00 19,257.90
Fines to vessels............................... 6,699.80 7,254.95
Auction sales.................................. 9.934.36 5,990.12
Handling charges........................... 1,125.70 8,455.44
Other.............................................. 719,261.50 455,472.37
827,244.30 549,792.24

It will be seen from the above table that 87% of miscellaneous customs
receipts were derived from the service charge for handling imported mer-
chandise at the Port-au-Prince custom house. Furthermore, receipts from
this source rose by 80% as compared with the previous fiscal year. This
large rise was due to an increase in the tonnage of imports during the fiscal
year 1947-48, and the fact that it also became necessary during 1946-47 to
raise the handling charges for administrative reasons. Storage dues and
receipts from auction sales increased, while other miscellaneous customs
receipts showed slight decreases.

Relation between Import and Export Values
and Customs Duties
Import and export values and import and export duties for the fiscal
years 1916-17 to 1947-48 are shown in Table No. 28. Calculations showing
the tax burden, in percentages, are also reflected in the said table. In
1947-48, customs duties, amounting to Gdes. 42,551,646.41 were levied on
imports valued at Gdes. 161,042,717.00. Thus, the consumer paid an
average of 26.42% of the CIF price of imported goods, as customs duties.







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It may be remarked that this percentage was the smallest since the fiscal
year 1924-25 as shown by the percentage column in Table No. 28. As
compared with the fiscal year 1946-47 which showed a percentage of
28.32%, there was a decrease of 6.7%, and accordingly an apparent de-
cline in the tax burden. This may be explained by the fact that in 1947-48
the value of imports exempt from duties (by law, international agreement
or contract) amounting to Gdes. 5,526,564, was considerably higher in
1947-48 than in the previous year when imports free of duty totaled only
Gdes. 1,671,626. Also it should be remarked that imports of several
articles subject to relatively low rates of duty increased.

In spite of a decline of 2% in the total value of exports during the fiscal
year 1947-48, as compared with 1946-47, export duties increased by 11%.
Export taxes represented 9.57% of the total F.O.B. value of exports against
8.45% during 1946-47. The increase in the export tax burden should not
be taken solely as an indication of higher tax rates, since most of the export
duties are on a specific basis and are not affected by price fluctuations. A
decrease in prices, in these cases, is followed by an increase in the propor-
tion of export duties to value of exports, and the contrary is true when
prices increase.
Internal Revenues

Internal revenues in 1947-48 reached a record figure of Gdes. 18,105,-
598.07 against Gdes. 11,933,060.90 during 1946-47. The latter amount
was, at that time, also a record figure. It is interesting to note that, since
1940-41, internal revenues have recorded a sharp and steady increase. For
example, from Gdes. 4,878,926.03 collected in 1940-41 they rose to Gdes.
-18,105,598.07 in 1947-48, an increase of 271%. The following table shows
the sources of internal revenue which yielded more than Gdes. 100,000, as
well as the increases and the decreases as compared with 1946-47.


Excise taxes
Cigarettes.............................. ..............
Alcohol.............................. .................
Vegetable oils...........................................
Sugar (new tax)......................................
Other
Public land rentals..................................
Identity card fees.....................................
Consular fees............................... ..........
Recording fees.................................. .......
Vehicle registry fees................................
Licences............ ...........................
Drivers' licences......................... .............
Documentary stamps.................................
Post-stamps, post cards.... .......................
Income tax:
Normal............................... ...............
Excess profits (new tax).........................


Amount
collected
1947-4S
Gourdes
1,494,065.15
510,535.08
181,522.82
198,137.25

444,105.39
476,797.16
1,133,498.82
1,036,469.06
206,952.50
369,529.36
118,106.25
1,295,649.05
461,550.23

7,241,987.39
2,206,656.50


Increase( +)
Decreasq(-)
as compared with
previous year
Gourdes
61,729.05(+)
4,041.73(-)
77,215.43(+)
198,137.25(+)

19,483.25(-)
42,987.62(+)
1,027,867.17(+)
172,201.46(+)
35,771.55(+)
4,642.85(+)
19,399.10(+)
97,109.56(+)
79,388.96(-)

2,397,214.17(+)
2,206,656.50(+)






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It is of interest to note at this point that during the fiscal year 1947-48,
four new taxes were collected viz: insurance tax, new consular tax, excess
profits tax, and excise tax on sugar. The normal income tax yielded Gdes.
7,241,987.39 against Gdes. 4,844,773.22-for the previous year. The excess
profits tax, put into application during 1947-48, produced Gdes 2,206,-
656.50. These two taxes accounted for 52.19% of total internal revenues.
The next most important source of internal revenue receipts was the excise
tax on cigarettes, which amounted to Gdes. 1,494,065.15 during the fiscal
year 1947-48, against Gdes: 1,432,336.10 for the previous year. Docu-
mentary stamps yielded Gdes. 1,295,649.05; consular fees, Gdes. 1,133,-
498.82 and recording fees Gdes. 1,036,469.06. Thus, all of the sources of
revenue just mentioned exceeded Gdes. 1,000,000 and showed from me-
dium to sharp increases as compared with the preceding year. The in-
crease of 973% in consular fees is worthy of mention. This large increase
is principally due to the provisions of the law of September 13, 1947,
.which, on the one hand, requires consuls to turn in as receipts all consular
fees rather than 50% as had previously been the case, and, on the other
hand, established a rate equivalent to 1% of the invoice value instead of
the nominal fixed rate formerly in effect.


Miscellaneous Receipts of the Government

Miscellaneous governmental receipts amounted to Gdes. 1,983,545.99
during the fiscal year 1947-48, as compared with Gdes. 413,302.10 for the
previous year. The increase amounted to 379%.
This large increase is chiefly due to the transfer from the amortization
account of the counter-value (Gdes. 1,182,150) of a certain number of
bonds of the Internal Loan which were never issued but which were
drawn by lot for amortization during the fiscal year 1947-48.
Furthermore, there was deposited to the credit of miscellaneous receipts
during the year the sum of Gdes. 593,829.25 representing interest paid on
bonds of the Internal Loan held by certain Government accounts.
Miscellaneous receipts also included Gdes. 39,541.40 representing interest
paid on balances on deposit with the Fiscal Agent for the payment of
interest and amortization of Series A and C Bonds.
Miscellaneous receipts, exclusive of the above mentioned, amounted to
Gdes. 168,025.34. Of this amount Gdes. 73,369.50 represented a deposit
by the Department of Commerce from funds of the Government stores
account. Another credit to Miscellaneous Receipts, amounting to Gdes.
55,507.78 represented a transfer from the general reserve account of the
Communes.








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Government Expenditures
Table No. 36 shows, for the last three fiscal years, the amounts allocated
from revenue for service of the public debt and for the operation of the
various Departments and Services of the Government. The table also
shows actual fiscal receipts and expenditures during the three periods. The
upward trend of receipts and expenditures is evident as the following sum-
mary shows:


Receipts
1945-46.............................. 44,557,226.75
1946-47............................... 65,266,415.49
1947-48 .............................. 78,767,279.34


Expenditures
40,377,217.94
60,438,416.50
83,581,496.58


This table shows that Governmental expenditures increased in 1946-47
and 1947-48 by 50% and 107%0 respectively, as compared with 1945-46,
while receipts rose by 46% and 77%. In comparison with the previous
fiscal year, 1947-48 fiscal expenditures and fiscal receipts rose by 38% and
20% respectively. The following table shows expenditures during 1947-48
by Departments and Services. All disbursements from ordinary, supple-
mentary and extraordinary appropriations are included and increases or
decreases from the previous year are shown:


Government
Expenditures
197-48
Gourdes
Public Debt........................................ 10,706,368.4 0
International Institutions......:............. 2,220,706.00
Department of Foreign Affairs............ 3,860,896.16
Department of Finance........................ 4,751,667.27
Fiscal Department, B.N.R.H............ 2,347,918.42
Internal Revenue Service.................... 2,225,469.29
Department of Commerce................... 870,636.47
Department of National Economy....... 1,313,752.30
Department of Interior....................... 5,460,519.43
Army.................................................. 13,698,180.28
Department of Public Health............... 5,312,576.75
Department of Public Works............... 14,583,264.49
Department of Justice........................ 2,461,730.11
Department of Agriculture................. 35,166.79
Agricultural Service........................... 4,264,056.51
Department of Labor.......................... 286,003.64
Department of National Education...... 8,090,643.58
Department of Religion........................ 927,700.97
Department of Tourism...................... 164,239.72

83,581,496.58


Increase,( +)
Decrease(-)
as compared with

Gourdes
2,945,808.40(-)
651,874.50
1,509,324.48
3,125,676.72
365,993.05
497,217.62
8,633.90(-)
S1,188,002.97
2,539,616.18
2,234,067.83
974,100.46
7,400,514.73
609,399.97
5,554.74(-)
1,681,791.87
105,838.52
2,667,064.33
388,354.17
164,239.72

23,143,080.08


The above table shows that 1947-48 expenditures exceeded those of
1946-47 by Gdes. 23,143,080.08, and that with the exception of two De-
partments and the Service of Public Debt, all Departments and Services
disbursed larger sums than during the previous year.

A sharp decrease of Gdes. 2,945,808.40 was recorded in payments on
account of the Public Debt. This was due in part to the fact that amor-







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tization and interest charges on the new internal loan were considerably
less than they had been on the external loan which was paid in full in
1946-47. Furthermore, in conformity with the amortization schedule
relative to advances received under the Public Works Contract of 1938,
payments on this account were less than during the prior year. Other
comments on the Internal Loan will be made in a section of this Report
dealing with Public Debt.


Expenditures by Departments and Services

The greatest increase in expenditures was recorded by the Public Works
Department. These expenditures totaled Gdes. 14,583,264.49, or slightly
more than one-sixth of total Government disbursements. Budgetary ex-
penditures amounted to Gdes. 3,712,322.38, while those charged to extra-
ordinary appropriations reached Gdes. 10,370,942.11. Figures compiled by
this Department show that expenditures of the Public Works Department
during the last two fiscal years, were principally made for the following
projects, from Budgetary and Extraordinary credits:

1947-48 1846-47
Budget Extra. Credits Budget Extra. Credits
Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Public Buildings........... 353,398.22 3,118,657.77 304,118.11 649,259.39
Equipment.................... 92,968.75 349,057.30 99,999.90 68,185.61
Irrigation & Drainage... 39,995.93 2,513,139.74 15,499.28 39,374.99
Roads, Trails, Bridges.. 1,420,442.82 3,932,611.24 1,295,073.75 2,577,969.34
Streets, Parks, Drains... 317,763.71 613,976.96 375,773.97 134,310.52
Sanitation.............. ........ ................ 50,000.00 .................... ....................
2,224,569.43 10,577,443.01 2,090,465.01 3,469,099.88

The Army of Haiti ordinarily expends more than any other Department
or Service of the Government. However it ranked second after the
Department of Public Works in 1947-48 when its disbursements
amounted to Gdes. 13,698,180.28, or about one-sixth of total Government
expenditures. On the other hand, the Army's expenditures exceeded those
of 1946-47 by Gdes. 2,232,067.83, or 19.47%. Disbursements from bud- I
getary appropriations totalled Gdes. 12,575,870.84, while those from ex-
traordinary credits amounted to Gdes. 1,122,309.44. The latter amount ]
was employed principally in the construction and enlargement of barracks, t
the maintenance of Coast Guard vessels and the purchase of military equip-
ment for the Army.
The expenditures of the Department of National Education ranked
third in importance, having amounted to Gdes. 8,090,643.58, or Gdes.
2,667,064.33 more than those of the previous year. Disbursements from
budgetary credits reached Gdes. 7,398,194.66, while those from extra-
ordinary appropriations totalled Gdes. 692,448.92.






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Expenditures of the Department of Interior amounted to Gdes. 5,460,-
519.43 or Gdes. 2,539,616.18 more than in 1946-47. The said expendi-
tures included Gdes. 2,954,607.78 drawn from budgetary accounts and Gdes.
2,505,911.65 drawn from extraordinary appropriations. It is pertinent to
note that the sum of Gdes. 507,846.91 was applied toward the purchase of
equipment for national defense.
The Department of Public Health increased its disbursements by Gdes.
974,100.46. The 1947-48 expenditures amounted to Gdes. 5,312,576.75,
of which Gdes. 719,784.71 were drawn from extraordinary credits.
Expenditures of the Department of Finance recorded an increase of Gdes.
3,125,676.72, having risen from Gdes. 1,625,990.55 in 1946-47 to Gdes.
4,751,667.27 in 1947-48, including Gdes. 3,066,772.34 expended under
extraordinary appropriations. About three-fourths of these credits, or Gdes.
2,224,231.69, served to defray the preliminary expenses relative to the
International Exposition scheduled to be held at Port-au-Prince toward the
end of the year 1949. Gdes. 188,465.00 were disbursed by the said Depart-
ment for the operation of the National Coffee Bureau. Furthermore, Gdes.
S250,000.00 were expended on a project for the irrigation of 500 hectares
of land at Fond-Parisien.
The Agricultural Service spent Gdes. 4,264,056.51, of which Gdes. 2,912,-
100.01 (68.2%) were drawn from extraordinary credits. Expenditures from
extraordinary credits included Gdes. 378,597.11 for'the functioning of the
Commodity Control Service; Gdes. 160,031.92 for the Banana Control
Organization; Gdes. 912,802.47 for various agricultural projects; Gdes.
488,639.77 for drainage and irrigation; Gdes. 85,621.26 to fight Sigatoka
(banana disease) in several regions of the country; Gdes. 49,141.72 for
anti-anthrax vaccination; and Gdes. 753,740.00 for the renewal of the
rolling-stock and the purchase of agricultural equipment.
The Department of Foreign Affairs disbursed Gdes. 3;860,896.16 or
41% more than those of the prior fiscal year. This increase was due largely
to the re-establishment and creation of embassies, legations and consulates
in Europe and in the Latin-American countries. Travel and other expenses
of members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps to International Con-
ferences, etc. showed a considerable increase.
Expenditures of the Departments of Justice, as is the case for National
Education and certain other Departments, are principally for salaries, and
the increase of some Gdes.- 609,000 was largely due to increased salary
payments. This Department expended Gdes. 2,461,730.11, including Gdes.
70,893.52 drawn from extraordinary credits opened to cover the expenses
of the special Commission set up to inquire into the administration of ex-
President Lescot.
Expenditures of the Fiscal Department of the B.N.R.H. exceeded those
of 1946-47 by Gdes. 365,993.05. Further comments relative to these ex-
penditures will be found in a subsequent section of this report.







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The cost of operation of the Internal Revenue Service amounted to
Gdes. 2,225,469.29, an increase of Gdes. 497,217.62 over those of 1946-47.
Salary adjustments, increases in the amounts paid to certain categories of
collectors remunerated on a percentage basis, additions to the personnel
and construction of new buildings, were primarily responsible for the in-
creased expenses of this Service.
Payments to International Institutions rose to Gdes. 2,220,706.00, or
Gdes. 651,874.50 more than in the prior year. Disbursements included
Gdes. 926,000, paid to the American. Sanitary Mission and Gdes. 750,000
representing a contribution to the local food production program sponsored
jointly by the Haitian and American governments. Gdes. 125,000 were
also paid to the Institute of Inter-American Affairs.
The Department of National Economy started to function as a distinct
Department with its own budget during the fiscal year 1946-47 when its
disbursements amounted to Gdes. 125,749.33. Expenditures in 1947-48
reached Gdes. 1,313,752.30, or Gdes. 1,188,002.97 more.than those of
1946-47. This sharp increase is largely accounted for by an extraordinary
expenditure of Gdes. 1,047,000 toward the cost of the 1949 International
Exposition. A sum of Gdes. 99,380 was also employed in the relief of
flood victims.
Disbursements of the Department of Religion totalled Gdes. 927,700.97,
or Gdes. 388,354.17 more than during the prior year. This increase was
due chiefly to repair of churches amounting to Gdes. 325,000, and to
certain social and charity work which cost Gdes. 59,000.
The Department of Commerce was one of the two Departments to
record decreased expenses. It disbursed Gdes. 870,636.37 in 1947-48
against Gdes. 879,270.37 in 1946-47. The Department of Agriculture was
the other Department which decreased its expenses, which totalled Gdes.
35,166.79 in 1947-48 against Gdes. 40,721.53 in 1946-47.
The Department of Labor, which started functioning in 1946-47 for the
first time, expended during that year Gdes. 180,165.12. During 1947-48,
its expenditures increased by 37%, having amounted to Gdes. 286,003.64.
The Department of Tourism functioned in 1947-48 for the first time and
its disbursements amounted to Gdes. 164,239.72.


International Exposition
In the course of the month of August 1948, the Government signed a
contract with the Haiti Commerce Company under the terms of which the
said Company undertook to construct certain buildings and to execute
certain other work in connection with the International Exposition to be
held toward the end of 1949 on the occasion of the Second Centenary of
the city of Port-au-Prince. The contract, which was published in Le Mo-
niteur No. 69 of August 6, 1948, provides for a payment of Gdes. 19,979,-







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990 for the work undertaken. By the end of the fiscal year 1947-48, Gdes.
2,768,501.95 had been paid from Treasury resources while Gdes. 5,278,-
498.05 had been disbursed from proceeds of the Internal Loan. Total
payments under the contract had thus reached Gdes. 8,047,000.00: Of the
sum of Gdes. 2,768,501.95 charged to the Public Treasury, the Depart-
ment of Finance.disbursed Gdes. 1,721,501.95 while the Department of
National Economy expended Gdes. 1,047,000.00 under extraordinary ap-
propriations opened for the purpose. It should be noted also that Gdes.
502, 729.74 were expended by the Department of Finance under extra-
ordinary credits for expenses preparatory to the International Exposition
including the purchase of land in the Exposition zone.


Fiscal Department, Banque Nationale de la R6publique d'Ha'iti

The disbursements of the Fiscal Department of the Banque Nationale
de la R6publique d'Haiti, including those of the Customs Administration,
Central Accounting Service and the Inspection Service, amounted to Gdes.
2,347,918.42, or Gdes. 365,993.05 more than those of the preceding year,
as shown in the following table:
F17-.4 1A-4W -
Gourdes Gourdes
Salaries and W ages.................................. 1,851,272.81 1,603,966.18
Supplies and Materials............................. 176,344.99 121,048.73
Transportation....................... 119,272.88 107,206.27
Communications.......................... 15,396.05 15,570.20
Rents........ .................. ....................... 750.00'
Repairs and maintenance.......................... 29,249.05 26,592.52
Equipment.................................................. 131,432.61 82,484.46
Special and Miscellaneous........................ 25,700.03 25,057.01
2,347,918.42 1,981,925.37

Expenditures on account of salaries and wages include amounts paid to
day laborers of the Port-au-Prince custom house for the handling of im-
ported goods. These handling charges vary as the volume of imports
increases or decreases. Imports of the fiscal year under study increased,
in comparison with those of the previous year, and the supplementary
payments to the laborers accounted for a considerable portion of the total
rise of some Gdes. 247,000.00 in salary payments.
Expenditures for supplies and equipment were also higher, as compared
with those of the 1946-47 fiscal year. The increase in the volume of
imports resulted in the use of more office supplies, notably printed forms.
On the other hand, thirty-eight hand trucks and several fans were pur-
chased. The Inspection Service was furnished with a Dodge automobile.
Likewise, the Port-au-Prince custom house received a motor-cycle, type-

*Credit






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writing and adding machines, platform scales, etc. Some repairs and
improvements were made to the custom house at Fort-Libert6 and to the
Parcel Post office at Port-au-Prince. Finally, substantial amounts were
spent in improvements to the warehouses at the Port-au-Prince custom
house with a view to facilitating the handling of imports.

Telephone, Telegraph and Hydraulic /Services
At the end of the fiscal year 1943-44, the Telephone and Telegraph
Service and the Hydraulic Service (Urban water systems) became auto-
nomous organizations. Prior to that time, the funds for the operation of
those Services were appropriated under the general expenditure budget of
the Government and the receipts derived from these public utilities were
classified as internal revenue receipts of the Treasury. Under the new
arrangement, the two Services function as non-fiscal accounts outside the
general budget of the Government; that is, receipts are credited to special
non-revenue accounts and, from these accounts, expenditures for the
operation and improvement of the Services are effected. As a matter of
interest, the receipts and expenditures of the two Services during the last
two years of operation as fiscal organizations, as well as during the four
years as autonomous organizations, are shown below:
Telegraph and Telephone Hydraulic
Receipts Expenditures Receipts Expenditures
Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
1942-43.................... 476,913.51 495,797.91 422,838.00 183,535.15
1943-44...................... 511,021.70 568,299.81 442,586.90 171,440.86
1944-45.................... 842,387.97 792,639.10 522,064.11 453,938.99
1945-46...................... 1,053,065.47 ;1,028,775.58 568,813.25 610,529.30
1946-47...................... 1,045,708.73 1,074,249.08 570,642.14 591,621.95
1947-48........................ 1,237,220.13 11,217,087.96 568,834.29 543,827.40

Operations in 1947-48 relative to other public services included the
following:
Receipts Expenditures
Gourdes Gourdes
Post-Office ................................ 471,856.23 467,223.77
Irrigation .................................. 64,084.10 214,167.78
535,940.33 681,391.55

Communal Accounts
During the seven fiscal years which ended with 1947-48, communal funds
have been collected, classified and accounted for in conformity with the
provisions of the Law on the Budget and Public Accouting relative to non
fiscal receipts. Special accounts covering receipts and expenditures of each
of the 104 Communes of the Republic have been maintained in the Ac-
counting Office of the Fiscal Department of the Banque Nationale de la
R6publique d'Haiti since the beginning of the fiscal year 1941-42. Table
No. 52 (See Appendix) shows the receipts and expenditures of each of the
Communes for the fiscal year 1947-48. There is presented below a general






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statement of receipts and expenditures and surplus for the seven years
that the Communal accounts have been subject to the general budgetary
and accounting regulations:


1941-42 ......................
1942-43......................
1943-44......................
1944-45......................
1945-46.....................
1946-47......................
1947-48.......................


Receipts
Gourdes
2,461,621.64
2,853,309.17
2,953,282.57
3,003,814.30
2,909,364.72
3,300,560.31
3,485,409.92


Expenditures
Gourdes
2,127,914.31
2,281,105.19
12,294,356.23
2,429,369.43
2,523,131.83
2,815,501.09
3,106,510.10


Surplus
Gourdes
373,038.15*
572,203.98
658,926.34
574,444.87
386,232.89
485,059.22
378,899.82


Treasury Position

Government receipts for the fiscal year 1947-48 amounted to Gdes.
78,767,279.34 while expenditures totaled Gdes. 83,581,496.58. The un-
obligated surplus on September 30, 1948 amounted to Gdes. 1,142,570.33.
Details of the Treasury assets and liabilities at the end of the fiscal year
1947-48 were as follows:


ASSETS
Current Assets Gourdes
Deposits in Banks:
Haiti Gourde account....................... ..... ... 14,581,961.62
New York current account................................ 320,891.00
Cash in hand of disbursing officers............... 198,429.86
Miscellaneous unpaid checks Reserve............ 4,907.21

Investments
Capital stock of Banque Nationale de la Repu-
blique d'H aiti.................................................... 5,000,000.00
Internal Loan Bonds............................................ 11,899,211.60

Other assets
Fiduciary currency in vault................................. 1,228,500.00
Advances by the Government reimbursable.... 50,667.04

Total Assets.......................... ....... ...


LIABILITIES
Current Liabilities
Unpaid checks......................... ................
Balance of extraordinary appropriations..............
Balance of non fiscal accounts (excluding Pro-
vision for Economic Equipment of the Country)
Miscellaneous checks........ ....................


3,327,926.38
7,385,344.11

4,818,152.36
4,907.21


Other Liabilities
Provision for Economic Equipment of the Coun-
try (Non fiscal account)....................................... 7,932,500.90
Capital stock of Banque Nationale de la Repu-
blique d'Haiti.......................... .......... 5,000,000.00
Fiduciary currency fund....................................... 3,622,500.00
Advances by the Government reimbursable.... 50,667.04

Surplus ............. ....... ....................................

Total Treasury Liabilities......................
*Including Gdes. 39,330.82, from previous periods.


Gourdes




15,106,189.69



16,899,211.60


1,279,167.04

33,284,568.33


15,536,330.06






16,605,667.94

1,142,570.33

33,284,568.33








34 BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI

The r6sum6 of assets and liabilities for the last three fiscal years, is shown
below:


Sept. 30, 1948
ASSETS Gourdes
Current assets................. 15,106,189.69
Investments.................... 16,899,211.60
Other assets................... 1,279,167.04

Total........................ 33,284,568.33

LIABILITIES
Current liabilities............. 15,536,330.06
Other liabilities............... 16,605,667.94
-Surplus........................... 1,142,570.33

Total....................... 33,284,56 8.33


Sept. 30, 1W41
Gourdes
9,096,800.92-
18,722,136.05
473,917.04

28,292,854.01


8,089,726.45
8,673,917.04
i11,529,210.52

128,292,854.01


Sept. 30, 1946
Gourdes
15,733,595.72
5,218,736.70
1,248,294.30

22,200,626.72


6,450,123.52
8,674,667.04
7,075,836.16

22,200,626.72


It is seen from this table that, contrary to the showing for 1946-47, cur-
rent assets registered an important increase (particularly bank deposits).
On the other hand, current liabilities showed an increase of equal im-
portance.
The unobligated surplus amounting to Gdes. 11,529,210.52 as of Sep-
tember 30, 1947, dropped to Gdes. 1,142,570.33 on September 30, 1948.


Public Debt

On September 30, 1948, the gross public debt of the Republic of Haiti
amounted to Gdes. 45,400,266.70, against Gdes. 49,980,616.70 on Sep-
tember 30, 1947. Table No. 44 (See appendix) presents the statement of
the public debt at the end of each fiscal year since 1915. For convenient
comparison, the portion of that table which shows the debt as of September
30 of each year since 1924 (the year in which, through refunding operations
and consolidation, the amount of the debt was fixed in United States
dollars) is reproduced below:


1924...............
1925..............
1926...............
1927...............
1928................
1929..............
1930................
1931...............
1932 ................
1933..............
1934................
1935..............


121,048,501.20
115,231,263.80
108,307,079.30
99,706,855.09
94,438,115.05
88,677,396.00
82,705,649.35
78,357,576.10
72,625,870.96
66,901,412.84
60,830,435.79
54,930,599.85


1936................
1937................
1938................
1939..............
1940................
1941................
1942...............
1943...............
1944...............
1945...............
1946................
1947.............
1948....... ........


49,092,715.80
44,317,295.95
43,950,094.29
52,137,491.99
60,871,550.33
68.096,049.72
70,468,212.60
70,419,381.30
60,459,610.55
52,936,369.30
49,448,437.50
49,980,616.70
45,400,266.70


Up to September 30, 1948, a total of $7,616,541.45, face amount, of
bonds of the $10,0000,000 Internal Loan (authorized by the law of July
12, 1947) had been sold or exchanged for bonds of the 1922-23 external
loans. The proceeds of these sales and exchanges amounted to $7,503,-




REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT


S397.03, or Gdes. 37,516,985.15. Of this latter amount the sum of Gdes.
24,305,986.20 was used to extinguish the 1922-1923 External Loans and
the balance of Gdes. 13,210,998.95, in conformity with the provisions of
the law on the Internal Loan, was made available for the execution of a
program for the economic development of the country. The law of August
20, 1948, Moniteur No. 74, authorized a payment of Gdes. 7,000,000 under
Sthe terms of Article 10 of the Contract of August 3, 1948 between the Hai-
tian Government and the Haiti Commerce Co. S. A., relative to the In-
I ternational Exposition to be held in Port-au-Prince toward the end of
1949. The general Treasury account was charged with Gdes. 1,721,501.95
while the remainder of Gdes. 5,278,498.05 was charged to the special
account <>. The ba-
lance in the latter account.on September 30, 1948, was Gdes. 7,932,500.90.
Payment of interest, and amortization of the Internal Loan during the
year was assured by the Commercial Department of the Banque Nationale
ir de la R6publique d'Haiti, Fiscal Agent of the Loan, with the same regu-
}). larity and punctuality that had been customary with the National City
-. Bank of New York, Fiscal Agent of the 1922-23 External Loans.
The public debt of the Republic of Haiti consisted of the following at
P the close of the fiscal years 1947-48 and 1946-47.

Gourdes Gourdes
Sept. 30, 1048 Sept. 30, 1T47
Internal Loan...................... 33,427,766.70 35,008,116.70
Public Works Contract of
1938 .......................... 8,350,000.00 11,350,000.00
it Fiduciary Currency .............. 3,622,500.00 3,622,500.00

d 45,400,266.70 49,980,616.70

t The amount shown for the Internal Loan is the net amount after deduc-
)ef tion of Gdes. 268,333.30 remaining in the amortization account as of Sep-
n~ member 30, 1948.
to 'Expenditures from revenue for service of the public debt during the
Fiscal year 1947-48 were as follows:

| Interest Ar.ortization Charges Total
Internal Loan............... 1.767,607.90 5,000,000.00 551,222.15 7,318,830.05
| Public Works Contract... 379,090.60 3,000,000.00 8,447.15 3,387,538.35.
2,146,698.50 8,000,000.00 559,669.90 10,706,368.40


The Budget

The Budget of Expenditures for the fiscal year 1947-48 was fixed at the
sum of Gdes. 51,749,608.27 by the law of September 15, 1947, published
Sin the Moniteur No. 86 of September 30, 1947. The Budget of Ways and
,, Means amounted to Gdes. 51,752,050.00.







BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI


This budget became effective October 1, 1947, but, in the course of the
fiscal year, numerous supplementary and extraordinary credits were opened
which increased considerably the amount of the expenditures authorized
for the year under study. The following table shows that total expendi-
ture authorizations in 1947-48 reached Gdes. 93,007,484.21, and that ef-
fective disbursements totaled Gdes. 83,581,496.58.

Budgetary Operations, 1947-48
Gourdes Gourdes
Unexpended balance of extraordinary appropriations
as of September 30, 1947................................. 1,807,644.86
Operating budget as of October 1, 1947................ 51,749,608.27
Total authorized expenditures at beginning of year 53,557,253.13
Accruals to operating account of Internal Revenue
Service over amount carried in Budget.............. 1,434,117.93
Appropriations opened and not compensated by can-
cellation of other credits................................ 38,016,113.15
Total authorized expenditures during year............ 93,007,484.21
Unexpended balance of budgetary credits as of Sep-
tember 30, 1948 cancelled.......................... 1,935,607.73
Balance in extraordinary credits which expired in
course of year...................................................... 105,035.79
Une ended balance in extraordinary credits as of
September 30, 1948, carried over into 1948-49... 7,385,344.11 9,425,987.63
Expenditures 1947-48................................ 83,581,496.58

With reference to the above sum of Gdes. 1,434,117.93 representing
accruals to the operating account of the Internal Revenue Service over and
above the amount carried in the general budget, it should be remarked that
the said Service is entitled to an amount equivalent to ten per cent of
effective internal revenue receipts. Therefore, when receipts exceed
the original estimate (on which the budgetary allocation is based), 10% of
the difference automatically becomes available for expenditure by the
Internal Revenue Service. Furthermore, existing legislation allows addi-
tional amounts from revenues for special services rendered by the'orga-
nization in question, as follows:
15% of Communal Receipts
5% of Stamps sales
5% of Vital statistics fees
The amounts derived from the above sources and placed at the dispo-
sition of the Internal Revenue Service in 1947-48 totalled Gdes. 1,434.-
117.93.
Banking and Currency
Haiti is served by two banks, the Banque Nationale de la R6publique
d'Haiti, which is owned by the Government, and the Royal Bank of Ca-
nada. The latter has its only Haitian office in Port-au-Prince. The Banque
National de la Republique d'Haiti, besides its headquarters office at Port,
au-Prince, maintains branches and agencies at the other eleven open ports
of the Republic. In addition to the ordinary commercial operations, the






REPORT OP THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT


Banque Nationale is the Government bank of issue and the sole depository
of all revenues and public funds of whatsoever nature of the Government
of Haiti.
Loans and discounts in 1947-48, reported by the two banking institu-
tions, averaged Gdes. 16,178,484.25 against Gdes. 13,650,407.30 for the
prior fiscal year.
A relatively slight decrease was recorded in individual deposits. Average
deposits in the two banks, exclusive of those of the government, amounted
to Gdes. 38,866,655.06 as compared with an average of Gdes. 40,319,470.34
for 1946-47. The following table shows that the decline mentioned is the
first that has been recorded since 1940-41:


1940-41.................................... ...............
1941-42 ....................... ........................
1942-43...................................................
1943-44.................................... ...............
1944-45.................................. ...............
1 945-46 ................................. ................
1946-47...................................................
1947-48...................................................


Gourdes
13,762,277.36
15,271,935.52
24,214,759.22
31,3 8 9,973.9S
39,275,993.92
40,140,691.08
40,319,470.34
38,866,655.06


Currency circulation on September 30, 1948 and on the corresponding
date of the previous fiscal year, is shown below:


Sept. 0, M1tS
Gourdes
Notes of BNRH........................................ 22,736,212.00
Subsidiary currency ................................ 5,815,997.21
United States currency (estimated)........... 10,000,000.00

38,552,209.21


Sept. 30, 19-17
Gourdes
28,080,931.00
6,543,902.33
17,500,000.00

52,124,833.33


Inclusive of United States dollars (estimated), total currency in circula-
tion at the end of the past ten fiscal years, has been as follows:
Gourdes
September 30, 1939........................................... 15,292,752
S 1940 .............. ............................ 16,087,122
S1941........................................... 17,227,027
1942........................................... 22,959,417
S 1943........................................... 37,330,112
1944........................................... 34,623,970
S 1945........................................... 34,884,436
1946........................................... 51,919,656
S 1947........................................... 52,124,833
1948 ............................................ 38,55,2,209
Table No. 46 shows the circulation of gourde notes, by months, over a
period of years. The annual averages during the past five fiscal years have
been as follows:
Gourdes
1943-44 ........................................................ 22,727,266
1944-45 ........................................................ 23,492,204
1945-46........................................................ 24,778,105
1946-47 ........................................................ 32,019,578
1947-48..................................................... 27,707,098
It will be noted that during the fiscal year 1947-48, a decline in the
circulation of gourde notes was recorded whereas during recent years, up
to 1946-47, the trend had been upward.






BANQUE NATIONAL DE L.. t.!T'.LIQUE D'HAITI

BALANCE SHEET
National Bank of the Republic of Haiti
Commercial Department
ASSETS
SITUATION AS OF SEPTEMBER 30


RESERVE AGAINST CIRCULA-
TION : 1o8
U. S. Dollars or Gold Bullion: Gourds
U. S. Dollars in Haiti............ 4,701,439.35
U. S. Dollars in N. C. B. of
.New-York ................................. ...........
Gold Bullion in Fed. Res. Bk.,
New-York ............................. 10,552,235.30

Total............................... 15,253,674.65
Eligible bills & Bonds:
Eligible bills New-York &
transit ..................................... 167,220.20
Eligible bills in Haiti................ 1,177,33 7.15
Bonds of the Government........ 6,138,000.00

Total.............................. 7,482,537.35
TOTAL OF THE RESERVE........ 22,736,212.00
Cash in Haiti
S U. S. Dollars........................... 18,158,578.80
Haitian Nickel......................... 1,429,002.79

Total............................... 19,587,581.59

DUE FROM BANKS..................... 12,812,938.18

LOANS, DISCOUNTS & AD-
VANCES ................................... 11,720,023.97

INVESTMENT SECURITIES
Haitian Government Bonds.......... 3,679,087.50
Other Bonds ......................... 10.00

Total.............................. 3,679,097.50

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ......... 7,622,793.03

FIXED ASSETS:
Bank Premises......................... 973,152.73
Other real estate owned......... 50,639.50

Total............................... 1,023,792.13

DEFERRED CHARGES................. 449,841.65

OTHER ASSET ACCOUNTS:
Prepaid Expenses.................... 370,118.97
Interest earned but not collected.. 117,536.40
Estimated Profits on Foreign Ex-
change ................................. 474.40
Commission due by the Govern-
m ent ........................................ ....................
O their ....................................

Total............................... 488,129.77

TOTAL ASSETS GOURDES.......... 80,120,409.82

CONTINGENT ACCOUNTS.......... 72,345,061.77


. 1947
Gourdes
7,373,798.85


La
Gourdes
7,259,058.85


899,746.00 11,323,987.95

11,995,283.75 6,995,546.05

20,268,828.60 25,578,592.85


157,833.40 795,803.30
1,516,269.00 394,154.85
6,138,000.00 1,082,900.00

7,812,102.40 2,272,858.15
28,080,931.00 27,851,451.00

11,883,974.75 1,748,826.39
701,097.67 676,794.84

12,585,072.42 2,425,621.23

26,006,667.41 46,649,480.60


9,251,241.15 2,491,537.30


4,096,704.75
10.00

4,096,714.75

250,322.73


779,640.78
85,639.50

865,280.28

477,694.25


1,693,517.50
10.00

1,693,527.50

13,681.65


696,618.83
85,887.60

782,506.43

294,381.90


177,325.13 138,926.17
122,559.05 112,699.30


749.35


816.47

301,450.00

81,915,373.99

75,745,070.58


267.10

71,973.86
18.48

323,884.91

82,526,072.52

37,897,562.51









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LIABILITIES

SITUATION AS OF SEPTEMBER 30


CIRCULATION OF B.N.R.H. 1s4
NOTES Gourdes
Authorized Circulation.................. 40,000,000.00
Less notes out of circulation........ 16,361,400.00

Total.............. ............... 23,638,600.00
Less notes in hands of tellers........ 902,388.00

Total............................... 22,736,212.00

CAPITAL STOCK, FULLY PAID.. 5,000,000.00

SURPLUS ..................................... 1,758,438.83

UNDIVIDED PROFITS ............... 964,228.29

DEPOSITS:
Current account........................... 14,009,343.75
Savings account........................... 7,756,913.10
Miscellaneous accounts ........... 1,171,503.71

Total............................... 22,937,760.56

Marginal accounts....................... 6,596,427.70
Deposits in foreign moneys.......... .. .............
Drafts Advised and Outstanding.. 819,426.29
Deposits of the American Govern-
ment ... ....................... 150,756.55

Total............................... 30,504,371.10

DEPOSITS OF HAITIAN GO-
VERNMENT:
Gourde Account in Haiti.............. 14,265,920.36
Demand account in New-York.... 320,891.00
Reserve against Haitian Nickel
held by Bank............................ 1,103,972.33
Affectation to complete reserve
against Haitian Nickel....... ...... 325,030.46
Sinking Funds-Loan.................... 642,898.30
Deposit of the Fiscal Department,
B.N.R.H. ............................. 96,400.32
Reserved Funds for Agricultural
Export ....................... ..........
Subscription to Internal Loan 5% ....................

Total Deposits of Haitian Go-
vernment .................... ......... 16,755,112.77
DUE TO BANKS.......................... 420,059.95

RESERVES ................................. 1,923,435.72

PROVISIONS
Discount collected but not earned 52,924.70
Cash Difference account.................... 5,626.46

Total..................... .... .. 58,551.16
TOTAL LIABILITIES GOURDES 80,120,409.82

CONTINGENT ACCOUNTS.......... 72,345.061.77


1947
Gourdes
40,000,000.00
11,071,030.00

28,928,970.00
848,039.00

28,080,931.00

5,000,000.00

971,833.33

932,185.46


14,840,301.56
8,602,414.95
1,197,150.43

24,639,866.94

488,489.15
684.95
1,402,262.13

117,309.85

26,648,613.02



8,478,797.61
103,001.00


19M6
Gourdes
35,000,000.00
6,468,630.00

28,531,370.00
679,919.00

27,851,451.00

5,000,000.00

871,833.33

528,436.79


16,876,693.11
9,651,834.15
190,334.57

26,718,851.83

588,084.30
684.95
1,586,035.03

20,593.90

28,914,250.01



15,328,902.16
68,002.40


422,500.00 676,794.84

278,597.67 519,332.42
1,145,285.90 16,143.65

121,156.85 247,523.87


200,002.68,
5,293,233.00


16,042,574.71

2,435,787.20

1,775,597.32


27,851.95


27,851.95

81,915,373.99

75,745,070.58


100,002.68



-16,956,702.02

939,124.07.

1,445,821.00


18,444.30
....................

18,444.30

82,526,072.52

37,897,562.51







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Building Activity

According to information furnished by the Public Works Department,
169 construction permits were issued for the cities of Port-au-Prince and
P6tionville during 1947-48.
Plans and estimates communicated to the Department of Public Works
indicate that the building industry increased sharply during the fiscal year
rnded September 30, 1948, as compared with the previous fiscal year:


Buildings Constructed
117-418
Buildings Value
number Gourdes
Port-au-Prince ...................... 151 6,129,980
Petionville ............................. 18 899,400


Buildings
number
136
14


1945-47


Value
Gou:des
2,647,675
52,850


Air Traffic

Although the number or airplanes which visited Haiti during 1947-48
decreased by 520 or 41%, as compared with the previous year, the number
Df passengers arriving and departing by air increased by 14%. The number
of parcels carried by planes increased but the weights and corresponding
values decreased to a notable degree. Statistical data relative to this traffic
are shown below:


Planes and Passengers
'1947-4S
Number of airplanes landing in and leaving Haiti 1,279
Number of passengers incoming......................... 8,718
Number of passengers outgoing........................... 8,717


1,799
7,286
7,460


1945- 4
3,436
3,693
3,832


Air Express
Incoming:
N umber of Packages......................................
Weight (kilos) ... .............................
Value gourdess) ........... ...........................
Outgoing:
Number of Packages..................................
Weight (kilos) ... .............................
Value gourdess) ........ .................................


11,396
107,624
2,160,200

14,682
71,952
1,146,131


10,799 7,428
160,573 62,226
4,324,580 1,313,224


7,996
91,162
1,817,176


5,493
51,498
1,424,618


American Sanitary Mission
Activities during fiscal year October 1, 1947 to September 30, 1948


During the first ten months of the fiscal year, the American Sanitary
Mission, operating in conjunction with the Ministry of Health of the Hai-
tian Government, continued the cooperative program of health and sani-
tation which was begun in May 1942 and was carried forward through
successive extensions of the Basic Agreement. The Moniteur of July 26,
1948, published the latest extension establishing the new operating orga-
nization, the Service Coop6ratif Inter-Am6ricain de la Sant6 Publique





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(SCISP). The official transfer to the SCISP was effected at the close of
business July 31, 1948. The last three months of the fiscal year found
the cooperative health program proceeding without interruption under its
new auspices.
The principal accomplishments of the Mission during the fiscal year
under review are as follows:

Maternity Hospital, Chancerelles.
The conversion of the market building at Chancerelles into a Maternity
Hospital was completed on November 30, 1947, and the building was inau-
gurated December 2nd of that year. During the month of December a
request was received from the Government of Haiti to provide adequate
equipment for this hospital. An amendment to the Project Agreement was
signed January 29, 1948, providing an additional amount of $28,000.00
with which to install a water system and purchase beds, operating room,
delivery room and other equipment necessary to place the unit in opera-
tion. Of this amount the Haitian Government provided $14,000.00 and
the American Sanitary Mission $14,000.00. At the close of the reporting
period a large part of the material had arrived and steps were being taken
to turn the hospital over to the Service de la Sant6 Publique for opening
to the public.

Health Center, Portail L6ogane
The American Sanitary Mission continued the operation of the Health
Center at Portail L6ogane giving aid to people of the area including pre-
natal examinations, advice to mothers, chest examinations for tuberculosis,
examinations and treatment for venereal infections and visiting nurse ser-
vice to outlying areas.

Health Center at Cap-Haitien.
The Health Center at Cap-Haitien which was nearing completion at the
close of the last reporting period was inaugurated in November 1947 and
was turned over to the Service de la Sant6 Publique for operation in
January 1948.

Entomological Survey.
The Mission maintains a three-man team composed of one entomologist
and two assistants to carry out surveys to determine the presence of malaria
carrying mosquitos and their temporary elimination by means of spraying
with insecticides.

Eradication of Yaws.
Operated by the SCISP at present are full time Yaws clinics at Moron,
Cavaillon, Peredo, Pilate, Port-de-Paix and Dondon. Clinics are conducted
one day each week at Gressier, Kenscoff, Vialet and Mirebalaiu.





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Survey Water Supply.
In order to provide an adequate water supply for the future needs of
Port au-Prince, the Government asked the American Sanitary Mission to
assist in a survey of available water which could be brought into the city.
Accordingly, two engineers of the Mission were detailed to collaborate
with the engineers of the Hydraulic Service in surveying the possibilities,
principally that of bringing in the water of the Riviere Froide.

New Projects
Warehouse Removal.
To permit the clearing of the land for the Exposition buildings the Pre-
sident of Haiti asked the SCISP to relocate its warehouse and garage at
Fort St. Clair on land provided by the Haitian Government at Chance-
relles. Dismantling of the old building and the new construction are well
under way and the removal should be accomplished in sixty days.

Source Millet.
It is planned to capture the spring at Source Millet and pipe the water
some 15 kilometers to Port-au-Prince using 12-inch cast iron pipe. The
line will enter the city along the northern perimeter where it will be connec-
ted to the city's mains. The work is to be under the general supervision of
the SCISP with the SCISP providing $60,000.00 worth of pipe and
.$24,000.00 in cash. The balance of $249,000.00 needed to complete the
work will be contributed by the Haitian Government. This project is now
in operation.
Belladdre.
A project soon to be undertaken by the Service Cooperatif Inter-Am6ri-
cain de la Sant6 Publique is that of general sanitary improvements at Bel
lad&re. Preliminary surveys disclose that there are mosquito breeding
areas near the town and that there is a high incidence of malaria. Per-
manent malaria control will be carried out by filling and draining of the
swamps. Sewage disposal will also be one of the major improvements.
The present Agreement between the Government of Haiti and the Ins-
titute of Inter American Affairs for the carrying out of a cooperative health
and sanitation program terminates on June 30, 1949.

REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF SCIPA
FROM JULY 1ST 1947 THROUGH DECEMBER 1948

1. Bois Dehors project.
With the object of determining the feasibility of placing in agricultural
production the heavily wooded lands in the lower part of the Artibonite
Valley, a project was started in June 1947 for the clearing and cultivation
of 125 acres of state-owned lands at Bois Dehors, near Pont l'Estere. Heavy







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equipment such as a TD 18 tractor, a dragline, small farm tractors and
trucks were assembled on the headquarters constructed at the site. Clearing
of the land started in July and by August the first plantings of chicken corn
.and rice were made. By December the area was entirely planted and
harvest started in December. The initial yields of rice were very good,
totalling about 1.600 pounds per acre (1700 kilos per hectare) of rough
rice or approximately 1000 pounds per acre of milled rice. This land was
immediately replanted after harvesting, but the second crop was lost
due to inundation of the lands resulting from overflowing of the Artibonite
river during May of last year. When the flood waters had receded, the
land was again planted to rice and at the present time 45 acres are ready
for harvest. Starting in July of 1948 an additional 75 acres of clearing
was started, which work is now completed. At the present time work is
being actively carried on to plant all of this area in rice. The results
obtained from this project, aside from the actual production of rice, are
invaluable in planning the development of this type of land under the
proposed Artibonite Valley development project.

2. Fonds Parisien Project.
In October 1947, upon the request of the President of the Republic,
a project was undertaken to supply water to the arid lands at Fonds Pa-
risien. The project included 10 kms. of lined canal and pipeline starting
from Lastic on the Riviere Creuse and irrigating about 500 hectares of
land in the Fonds Parisien community. The first section of the lined
canal was completed in October 1948 when water was first delivered to
the lands. Following the construction work SCIPA initiated an intensive
production program. The farmers of the area formed a cooperative eli-
minating many of their fence lines and planted 75 hectares of the land,
in the Plaisir area, to chicken corn. At the present time, over half of the
area is in cultivation providing a substantial increase in food production
and effectuating a wonderful improvement in the status of the peasants of
that area.

3. Villard Project.
This project has as its objectives the construction of an irrigation sys-
tem which will bring water to about 2500 hectares of land situated in
the area between Carrefour Peye and Pont L'Estere, and between the
old colonial road, connecting these two points and Foss6 Nabotte. Construc-
tion work on the heading prisee sur berge) at Moreau was initiated last
December. At the time of the heavy flood in the Artibonite, in the last
week of May 1948, it was necessary to discontinue work on this heading
until such time as the flood hazard was passed. At that time approxi
mately 100 cu. m. of reinforced concrete had been placed. This work
has now been resumed and will be completed during the present low






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water stage of the river. Other features of this project include 4 kms.
of main canal which were excavated last Spring and damaged to some
extent by the overflow of the Artibonite and approximately 10 kms of
drainage ditch from Bois-Dehors past La Chicotte to the sea. In addition,
all engineering work preliminary to construction, such as plans, estimates
and actual field staking of the canal, has been completed. In view of the
flood hazard which exists and will exist until such time as flood control is
provided on the Artibonite (which is included in the proposed Artibonite
development project), it is believed that any construction work should be
kept to a minimum as it is exposed to an annual danger of either partial
or total damage.

4. Saint-Raphael Project.
A project agreement was signed in August 1948 setting up a St.-Ra-
phael irrigation project and providing funds for the first unit of this urn
dertaking. This first unit will include construction of a diversion dam on
the Bouyaha river at St-Raphael and excavation of about 10 kms. of main
canal and structures. This should be sufficient to provide water for at
least part of the 5000 hectares included in the project. On December
31st, excavation of 80% of the main canal was completed. Foundations
had been poured for the flume crossings and initial excavations made
at the dam site. Engineering work is practically completed for the first
unit.

5. Agricultural Training and Demonstration.
With the view of introducing and demonstrating improved and modern
technicss in agriculture, a tract of approximately 40 acres of land on the
Damien Farm of the Ministry of Agriculture was assigned to SCIPA.. This
land has been leveled and cultivated and provided with a modern system
of irrigation distribution. Trials of such crops as tomatoes, beans, eggplant,
etc. have been carried on a commercial scale with the added view of
interesting local farmers in engaging in production of this type of crops.
In addition, the project serves as training for the students at Damien and
as a demonstration of methods and crops for the agriculturists of the area.
Under this project the Damien students are employed during their vaca-
tions and assigned either to operations on this farm or to other projects of
SCIPA. In 1947, 21 students received training in agricultural practices
and machine operation, while in 1948 eleven members of the graduating
class were given an intensive course in modern agriculture.

6. Agricultural Production Project.
In the past a number of projects had been initiated with the object of
increasing agricultural production in different parts of the Republic, such
as at La Gonave, Dubedou, etc. In July 1948 all these projects were
grouped in one single overall project and the scope of the work greatly






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increased. The work at La Gonave has been increased, with a group of five
agronomes stationed there. A pump was installed and a nursery esta-
blished, and at the present time a coconut nursery is underway. Aside from
technical advice and assistance on the part of SCIPA's technicians, the
peasants are furnished with seeds, tools, insecticides, etc. either through
sale, loan, or at times, as outright gifts in he case of people without means.
The agricultural work being carried on at Fonds-Parisiens, which has been
so successful to date, is under the supervision of one of the technicians of
this project. At St.-Raphael a SCIPA office has been opened, a nursery
installed, a stock of tools and seeds provided, all under the supervision of
an agent, and active work is being carried on to follow the construction of
the irrigation system with actual agricultural development. Other areas
being assisted through this project include Dubedou, Marbial, the Villard
area of the Artibonite and La Vall6e.

7. Equipment and Supplies Project.
All automotive and heavy duty equipment belonging to SCIPA is owned,
operated and maintained by this project. A garage which included a
repair shop and parts room has been installed at Damien and additional
field garages are established in the field, as required. Equipment purchased
by SCIPA or furnished by the Haitian Government consists of five heavy
duty tractors, a dragline, approximately 10 trucks, a number of small agri-
cultural tractors and miscellaneous construction equipment such as con-
crete mixers, pumps, etc. This project owns a considerable stock of repair
parts to service and maintain the equipment.
Also all materials and supplies necessary for the execution of the SCIPA
program pass through the warehouse of this project. For example, ce-
ment or building supplies are purchased by the project and delivered to
the field jobs as requested. In other words, this is a central warehouse and
garage for the entire activities of SCIPA.

8. Surveys and Studies Project.
SCIPA maintains a force of engineers trained in irrigation and construc-
tion work. The field work necessary for the preparation of the compre-
hensive report of the proposed Artibonite development project was carried
on under this project. The report, as prepared, was transmitted to the
Import-Export Bank and was a major factor in the favorable decision
recently rendered by the bank. All investigational work necessary for field
construction projects is made by the engineers of this project, as well as
the actual engineering and inspection of the construction work itself.

9. Assistance to Livestock.
In the past assistance has been given to the livestock division of the
Ministry of Agriculture. This consisted in the furnishing of equipment for
the Plateau Central project at Hinche where, among other things, a Fordson







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tractor, a windmill, a mower and various other articles were furnished. For
the dairy at Damien, a pasteurizer was installed. In the field of animal
sanitation, approximately 20,000 doses of serum were placed at the disposal
of the Ministry. At the present time a poultry project has been inaugu-
rated and shipments of approximately 500 baby chicks per week are being
received from the United States. These chicks are kept at our plant at
Damien until three to four weeks old, when they are distributed to farmers
and institutions throughout the country, in an endeavour to build up the
poultry industry.

10. Consulting Services.
The Institute of Inter-American Affairs has assigned Dr. Vyrle D. Stauf-
fer, a specialist in Veterinary Science, to Haiti, for a period of two months,
to'make a study and recommendations regarding animal sanitation and
cattle breeding.
Mr. George Taylor, a ground water geologist, has been working in
Haiti under the auspices of the Institute since the mid-part of August of
last year. Mr. Taylor is preparing a comprehensive report as to the pos-
sibilities of utilizing ground water supplies for irrigation of such important
areas as the Cul-de-Sac, Gonaives, Arcahaie Plains, and his report will be
ready within two or three months.


CONCLUSION

In closing this Report on Haiti's financial and commercial situation for
the fiscal year 1947-48, an attempt will be made to evaluate the statistical
data presented and, in so far as possible, to draw some conclusions relative
to the evolution of the Haitian economy.
It is true that much information is lacking, but an effort to assemble
further data has been made. For example, the table carried in this report
showing the balance of accounts and the preliminary works undertaken by
the government with a view to taking a general census of the population
.in 1950 are instances of progress in the matter of economic data. Much
remains to be done. Thus, in economic analyses the notions of production
and national income are of major importance. But as our statistics cover
only foreign commerce and public finances we have only fragmentary in-
formation relative to production and national income.
If our available statistics permit only limited conclusions, they are none
the less of some interest and constitute interesting indices to any one desi-
rous of following, over a period of time, the variations of certain phenomena
and of plotting certain trends.
With the above limitations and reservations in mind, we will undertake
to retrace briefly: (1) the principal facts registered during the fiscal year




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1947-48; (2) the movements in the Haitian trade resulting from post-war
conditions; (3) the long-term trends characterizing, since 1916, the evolu-
tion of the Haitian economy.
Fiscal Year 1947-48
Attention is drawn immediately to two principal facts: the sharp increase
in the value of foreign commerce, which exceeded Gdes. 300,000,000 for
the year, and the unfavorable trade balance.
The value of imports a record figure exceeded the value of exports
which, while being at a very high level, show a slight decline as compared
with the previous year.
It is probable that the excess of imports over exports is an indication of
the use of a part of the purchasing power accumulated during the war for
the acquisition on a larger scale of certain consumer and durable goods.
To what extent is this purchasing power reduced by invisible exports? Has
it been entirely utilized? If so, should we look forward to a reduction of
imports in the coming years? These are questions which we are unfortu-
nately unable to answer for lack of economic data.
In any case we note that, from year to year, the increase in the demand
for imported articles applies principally to a small number of consumer
goods (wheat flour particularly) and durable goods (automobiles, trucks),
and it is also particularly interesting to note the important increase (almost
300%) of imports of equipment, particularly of agricultural implements.
Relative to exports, the decline in the total value, as compared with the
previous year, seems to be due not to a decline in market prices, but to a
decrease in the volume of exports. In fact, with the exception of essential
oils which recorded sharp price decreases in 1947-48, the high prices ob-
tained during 1946-47 for export products were generally maintained.
Exports of coffee in 1947-48 showed a slight decrease both in value and in
volume when comparison is made with the previous fiscal year. The same
is true for products of the handicraft industry (sisal and mahogany). The
decline was even more marked for sugar and particularly for bananas. On
the other hand, increases were recorded, both in value and in volume, for
cacao, cotton and sisal, particularly, which replaced bananas as the export
commodity of second importance. In the last analysis, the declines re-
corded for certain products, as compared with the previous year, were not
compensated by the increases in other products.
Regarding the effects on Haitian trade of the post-war characterized by an inflationary increase in prices and a world scarcity of
agricultural products the fiscal year 1947-48 saw, if not a complete
arrest, at least a definite abatement of the upward trend, and even a sta-
bilization of the markets for certain products.
The principal result, for Haitian trade, of the resumption of world ex-
changes and of the unbalance existing on a great number of foreign mar-
kets, was an increase and a diversification of demands for Haitian products.






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Numerous markets were opened to Haitian products in Europe Belgium,
Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Italy, Norway, etc. This phenomenon
should be considered as being very favorable, since a multiplicity of de-
mands can only be profitable to the Haitian exporter, both from the point
of view of prices and from the point of view of certainty of outlets.
Our commercial policy should tend to maintain this new situation and,
at. the same time, to maintain the place acquired by our exports on the
United States markets. This end will be attained only to the extent that
Haitian production is developed to meet the increased demands.
* The dominant trends, apparent since 1916 in the evolution of our eco-
nomy, were maintained during the fiscal year 1947-48, and even somewhat
accentuated. The structure of our economy still principally agricultural
and commercial has not been basically modified, but certain changes
are nevertheless noticeable and deserve mention.
If it is true that the Haitian economy still remains agricultural, it is
also true that Haiti is no longer a one-crop country. The decline in the
importance of coffee is manifest. In spite of the fact that it.is still the
principal crop, and the slight decrease in volume noted over the last thirty
years, its relative importance among our chief export commodities has
declined considerably to the advantage, first, of sugar, then of bananas and,
at the present time, of sisal.
On another hand, the predominance of the United States among our sup-
pliers and clients was maintained. American preponderance in the Haitian
import trade is traditional, but it was during the years following the great
world crisis which arose between the two wars, that the United States
was substituted for our European customers, and that the volume of exports
taken by this new client increased more and more. Since the end of the
second world war, a new trend toward a diversification of our foreign mar-
kets has appeared, thus decreasing the share of our exports taken by the
United States. It is hoped that this trend will develop further and be
maintained thus diminishing our close economic dependency on a single
country.
In order to strengthen Haitian economic independence and to render our
system less sensitive to the variations of the foreign <, it is to
be hoped that our economic policy will aim toward a more comprehensive
economic structure. The movement toward diversification should not be
limited to agricultural production but should also be extended as much as
possible to the other provinces of activity. Haiti's global economic pro-
ductivity would gain therefrom and our sources of supply would become
more secure.
During the fiscal year 1947-48, the position of our public finances was
exceptionally favorable. The receipts and the expenditures of the Govern-
ment reached record figures and, in general, all categories recorded in-
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Receipts.-Regarding customs receipts, an interesting fact deserves men-
tion. Although these receipts increased considerably in amount the cor-
responding tax burden was smaller. The increase in the yield of this
principal source of fiscal revenues did not result from an increase in the
rates of taxation but from a general increase in the volume of business.
Internal revenue receipts also showed a very marked increase, as com-
pared with the previous fiscal years, and thus rose in relative importance
among the various revenue sources of the Government. The increasing
importance of internal revenues is a most favorable phenomenon since it
tends to stabilize treasury receipts.
Public Expenditures.-Two principal facts characterized public expen-
ditures during 1947-48: a considerable increase in total disbursements and
a rise in expenditures for public works projects. This latter increase is
worthy of mention since it denotes indisputable progress in the use of public
funds.
Outlook.-The commercial and financial situation of Haiti was particu-
larly good in 1947-48. Exports were very high, differing little from those
of the previous year. Record imports of consumer goods and of durable
goods were registered. Receipts and expenditures reached exceptionally
high levels. From these facts it would seem that, if there was not a con-
siderable increase in the net purchasing power, there was at least a greater
circulation, and a greater use of the purchasing power by individuals and
the government. However, the prospects facing the Haitian economy and
trade should be considered. Informative indications should be sought not
only in the data reflecting the progress of our economy, but also in those
covering the various aspects of general world conditions which, through
their fluctuations, dominate the Haitian economy.
The sharp upward trend recorded since the end of hostilities has been
checked. In several countries even a certain decline in activities occurred
during the latter months of the fiscal year 1947-48, and a stabilization took
place at a point somewhat below the maximum level reached. In the
United States, the highest level seems to have been reached in July 1948.
There are no certain indications of a sharp decline in prices; nevertheless,
the development of production in the war-torn countries will certainly
tend to mitigate the post-war disequilibrium.
In this difficult period leading to a return to world equilibrium, Haitian
fiscal policy should be governed by prudence.

ALEXANDRE DOMINIQUE
Vice President, Fiscal Department
Banquc Nationale de la Republique d'Haiti

GASTON MARGRON
Co-President of the Board of Directors
and General Manaver of the
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TABLES











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TABLE No. 1
VALUE OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. AND EXCESS OF IMPORTS OR EXPORTS
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Imports
Gourdes
1916-17................................. ......... 43,030,428
1917-18.............................. 50,903,468
1918-1........................................ 85,588,041
1919-20........................................ 136.992.055
1920-2L.... ..... ...... ..... 59.786,029
1921-22........................................ 61.751.355
1922-23...................................... 70,789,815
1923-24.......................................... 73,480.640
1924-25 ...... .................... ... 101.187.825
1925-26.......... ........................... 94.257,030
1926-27............................ ....... 78.756,600
1927-2........................................... 101.241,283
1928-29........... ......................... 86,189,612
1929-30............................................ 64,208.132
1930-3...................... .............. 47,881,591
1931-32............................ .............. 37,305,551
1932-33.................... .................... .. 38,333,943
1933-34.................. ............ 45,685,208
1934-35....... .................. ........... 41.161.621
1935-36..................................... 37,920,626
193-37................ ............. 46,075,660
1937-38................... ......._ 37,973.889
1938-39 ........... ........................... 40.903.683
1933-40.................... ...................... 39.700.574
1940-41....... ........... .. ... 37,155,548
L941-42................ ............................ 42285.166
1942-43.................... ....................... 4,202.511
1943-44....................................... 80,155,339
1944-45........................... ............ 65,769,704
1945-46.............................. ... 79,607,734
1946-47...................................... 136.152008
1947-48............................... ...... 161,012.717

Total:........................................ 2.172.475,386


Exports
Gourdes
44,664,428
38,717,650
123,811,096
108,104,639
32.952,045
53.561.050
72,955,060
70.881.610
97.018,810
101.241,025
76,495,442
113,336,230
83,619,167
70.722,835
44,817,093
36,106,394
46,650,366
51,546,191
35,629,205
47,238.594
44,854,450
34,731,952
36.338,175
26.995,200
33.286.537
42.886,390
53,072,781
80.541,632
85.561,674
114.116.814
157,492,052
154,424,634
2.214.371.221


Excess Excess
Total Imports Exports

Gourdes Goulrdea Gourdes
87.694.856 ................ 1,634,000
89.621,118 12,1S5,.18
209,399,137 ............... 38,223.055
245,096,694 28.887,416 ..............
92,738.074 26,833,984 .............
115,312,405 3,190.305
143,744,875 ............... 2.165.245
144,362,250 2,599.00 .............
19.206,635 4,169,015
195,498.055' ................ 6.983.995
155,252,042 2,261.158
214,577.513 ..... 12.094.947
169,808,779 2,570.415
134,930,967 ........... 6,514,703
92,698,684 3.064,498 ....
73.411,945 1.199.157
84,984.309 ............. 8,316.123
97.231.399 ............... 5,860,983
76,790,826. 5,532,416 ............
85,15.220 .............. 9,317,968
90,930,110 1.221.210 .............
72,705,841 3.241.937
77.241,858 4,563,508 ...
66,695.774 12.705.374 ...
70,442,085 3,869.011 ..
85,171,556 6........... 605,224
102,275,292 8............. 3,870.270
160,696,971 ............. 386.,33
151.331,378 ............... 19.791,970
193,724,548 ............... 34,509,050
293,644,060 .............. 21.340.044
315,467.351 6.613,0S3 .............

4.386,846,607 129.714.365 171.610,200


TABLE No. 2
VALUE OF IMPORTS SHOWING COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN IN PERCENTAGES
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48
Average Average Average Average Average
Country of Origin 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48
Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent
United Kingdom....... 6.81 8.66 11.97 1.58 0.74 0.68 2.40 613
United States.............. 82.58 64.60 64.66 77.99 85.97 87.82 81.65 76.30
Argentina..................... 2.95 2.74 0.27 0.12
Bahama Islands......... 0.05 0.0 0.13 0:10 0.14 0.10
Belgium.................... 1.22 1.98 0.02 0.07 0.68 1.10
British India........ 0.07 0.50 1.40 1.75 0.65 1.36
Canada ......................... 0.74 1.86 2.01 2.12 8.18 3.21
Canal Zone................... 0.14 0.09 0.01 0.03 ....... ..
Cuba ........................... 0.22 0.41 1.20 0.52 0.52 0.38
Curasao.......1................ 1.61 1.82 2.38 2.02 2.38 3.10
Czechoslovakia............ 0.15' 0.43 ........ ........ ........ 0.09
Denmark ...................... 0.30 0.17 0.01 0.03 0.19 0.69
Dominican Republic.. 0.48 0.26 0.28 0.04 0 02 0.06
France........................ 10.61 6.25 3.06 0.08 0.18 0.62 0.98 17.57
Germany ................... 4.80 3.85 ........ ........ 0.01
Guiana, British........... 0.09 0.01 ........ .....
Italy............................... 0.87 0.77 ........ ........ 0.17 0.25
Jamaica......................... 0.11 0.OS 0.03 0.01 0.02 0.02
Japan......................... 4.71 4.07 ....... ........... ........
Mexico........................ 8.59 1.26 1.10 1.58
Netherlands............... 2.53 117 ........ 0.02 0.30 1.24
Norway............... ... 0.28 0.18 0.05 0.06
Puerto-Rico.................. 1.42 0.55 0.61 0.65 0.19 0.41
Spain........................... 0.13 0.03 ....... ......... .......
Sweden........................ 0.06 0.11 0.12 0.62 0.11 0.18
Switzerland.................. 0.14 0.22 0.20 0.32 0.36 0.41
Trinidad............... 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.06 0.07 0.12
Venezuela............. 0.11 .... 0.02 0.05 0.01 ....
All other...................... 0.24 1.69 0.39 0.70 0.47 0.48

Total........... 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00









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TABLE No. 3
VALUE OF EXPORTS SHOWING COUNTRIES OF DESTINATION IN PERCENTAGES
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48
Country Average Average Average Average Average
of 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 191617-
Destination 1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48
Per rent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent
United Kingdom....... 2.93 9.95 15.37 9.64 7.34 9.30 10.41 7.43
United States...... 27.91 9.05 48.90 72.93 61.95 59.64 59.87 25.31
Bahama Islands....... 0.06 0.28 0.78 0.30 0.35 0.14
Belgium................ 7.45 8.94 1.02 5.12 11.31 12.19
Canada.......... .... 0.65 1.63 4.38 2.36 0.11 0.13
Canal Zone............... 0.10 0.07 0.03 ....... 0.03 0.09
Colombia.............. .... 4.99 7.65 0.27
Cuba ............ 0.67 0.01 2.00 7.46 0.27 0.08
rao...........0.220 0.40 0.53 0.38 0.52 0.12
Denmark................ 7.50 3.39 ....... ........ ..... 0.43
Dominican Republic- 0.01 0.01 0.19 0.10 0.01 0.19
Finland............_....... 0.10 0.16 ........ ........
France................... 49.24 10.57 ........ 0.04 0.89 1.10
French Africa............ 69.16 0.13 0.05 ....... ........T.6
Germany.......... 3.70 1.87 ...... ........ ........ 0.11
Italy .................... 6.32 1.95 0.32 1.58 4.15 6.15
Jamaica.................... 0.02 0.05 0.05 0.02 0.02
Japan. ........ 0.40 1.58 ........
Netherlands.............. 1.58 1.39 0.04 0.17 1.73 3.32
Norway.............. 0.32 0.63 0.33 1.63 8.26 3.48
Puerto Rico............... 0.17 0.01 0.18 0.15 0.15 0.06
Spain ................... 1.70 ...... ..... ........ .... .......
Sweden .................... 0.46 0.85 0.06 0.30 0.60 0.40
Switzerland.-_..n.... ....... 0.51 2.04 2.85 1.84 1.50
Virgin Islands ........ 0.08 0.24 0.01. 0.03 0.03 0.05
All other................ 0.14 1.14 0.48 0.61 0.52 0.16
Total............. 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00

TABLE No. 4
VALUE OF TOTAL FOREIGN COMMERCE BY COUNTRIES IN PERCENTAGES
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48
Average Average Average Average Average
Country 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48
Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per rent
United Kingdom...... 4.99 9.27 13.32 5.89 4.63 5.30 6.32 6.79
United States.............. 56.89 36.16 57.40 75.00 71.82 72.71 70.99 65.60
Argentina................... 1.38 1.17 0.14 0.07
Bahama Islands ........ 0.06 0.17 0.47 0.22 0.25 0.12 *
Belgium.................. 4.42 5.21 0.61 3.04 6.38 6.53
British India............. 0.03 0.27 0.65 0.73 0.30 0.69
Canada.................... 0.69 1.72 3.32 2.26 1.53 1.70
Canal Zone........... 0.11 0.08 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.05
Colombia .............. ...... 2.68 4.54 0.17
Cuba......................... 0.44 0.22 1.71 4.61 0.38 0.23
Curaao ..................... 0.89 1.16 1.40 1.05 1.38 1.64
Czechoslovakia...... 0.07 0.35 ........ ........ 0.04
Denmark ............. 3.98 1.69 ...... 0.01 0.09 0.56
Dominican Republic 0.24 0.14 0.23 0.07 0.01 0.12
Finland................ 0.05 0.13 0.02 0.08 0.02 0.02
France................... 28.35 6.67 0.04 0.10 0.76 1.04
French Africa -.... 0.06 0.03 ....... ..
Germany...............- 38.12 4.21 2.90 ........ ........ .. 37.1 '
Guiana, British......... 0.05 0.01 ....
Italy ...................... 3.65 1.36 0.19 0.93 2.31 3.14
Jamaica................. 006 0.07 0.04 0.02 0.02
Japan.......... ..... 2.52 2.91 ...... ..
Martinique....... .. 0.01 0.03 ...... 0.02 0.05 0.05
Mexico....... ... ....... ....... 4.23 0.57 0.51 0.81
Netherlands.......... 2.05 1.27 0.02 0.11 1.07 2.26
Norway................ 0.31 0.39 0.19 0.96 4.45 1.73
Puerto Rico............... 0 79 0.30 0.37 0.37 0.17 0.23
Spain .........._. 0.93 0.02 ......
Sweden............. 0.27 0.47 0.09 0.43 0.37 0.29
Switzerland............ 0.07 0.45 1.22 1.81 1.15 0.94
Trinidad............... 0.01 0..... 0.03 0.04 0.08
Venezuela-......... 0.05 ...... 0.06 0.13 0.03
Virgin Islands.... 0.05 0.11 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.03
All other-........... 0.15 1.15 0.26 0.28 0.37 0.24

Total.............. 100.00 100 100.00 100.00 10.00 100.00 100.00 100.00






REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES


TABLE No. 5


VALUE AND PERCENTAGE OF VALUE OF IMPORTS, EXPORTS
AND TOTAL FOREIGN COMMERCE BY COUNTRIES FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Country


Imports


Exports


Anusrua....a.......... ....... .............. ..........
Austria...........................................................
Argenbina........................................................
Argentina ...............................................
Bahama slan......................................... ... ..
Barbado...........................................................
Belgimu .............................................................
Bermuda.....................................................................
Brazil.. _____ ............. ..
British fric... ......... ................ ....................
British India................................... ............
Canada............................................................
Canal Zone..................................................
Ceylon... ....................
Ceylo.............................................................. .. .
Chile ...................................................................
China ................ ...
Colombia........................................................
Costa Rica ..........................................
Corsica...................... ..........
Cuba ..................................................................
Curacao....... ..... ..................... ......
Czechoslovakia................... ... ................
Denmark......................
Dominican Republic......................................
Dutch East Indies..............................................
Ecuador.................. ....... .
Filand.........................................................
France.....................................................................
French Africa...... ......................
Germany............................................................
G reece........ ............................................................
Guadeloupe ......................... .. ................
Guatemala.................................... .................
Guiana, British... ........................ ......................
Guiana Dutch.....................................................
Hawaii..................... ... .....
Honduras ............ ............
Hong Kong................................ ...............
Italy.... .................... ... ..............
Itamya.. .....................................................................
Jamaica...... .... ..... .
Madgacar.................................. ......
M adagascar .............................................................
Martinique..........................................
Mexico............ .................
orocco French. ...........................................
Netherlands..............................................
Norway......................................................
Palerstina........"".... ....................
Peruia.
Peru ....... ......................... ..........................
Philippines.................. ............ .
Poland.................. ... ..........
P:erto Rico ...............
Salvador.................. ............. ..........
.. ................................... ........................
Straits Settlements .......................................
Puern.to Rico..................................................
Syri a r.. ... ....... .........................................
SrPden ...... ...... .........................................
Switzerland.....

Trinidad..................................................................
United Kingdom' ......... ..........
United States......... .............. 1
Uruguay.
V ene ue a.......... ................................................
V virgin Islands.... .................. .......................


Gourdes Per cent Gourdes Per cent Courdes Per cent
................ ........ 1,184 ........ 1,184
128 ........ 20 ....... 148
654 ....... ............. ........ 654 .
198.458 0.12 9,514 0.01 207.972 0.07
152,593 0.10 217,484 0.14 370.077 0.12
............ ... ........ 84,850 0.05 84,850 0.03
1.770,388 1.10 18,817,525 12.19 20,587,913 6.53
................ ........ 3,700 ........ 3,700 ...
14.845 0.01 118 ........ 14,963 -.
2,452 ........ ................ ........ 2 452 .......
2.187,350 1.36 .............. ........ 2,187.350 0.69
5,167.110 3.21 199,803 0.13 5,366.913 1.70
8,600 ....... 142,634 0.09 151,234 0.05
25 ..... ..... ...:...... ... 25
19.271 001 25 ........ 19,296 0.01
24,177 0.02 ............... ...... 24,177 0.01
19 ........ 98 ........ 117
94 ....... 111 ........ 205
10 ........ ................ ........ 10 .......
617.273 0.3S 116.992 0.08 734,265 0.28
4,988,309 3.10 188.304 0.12 5,176.613 1.64
141,139 0.09 .............. ......... 141,139 0.04
1,109,010 0.69 666,642 0.43 1,775,652 0.56
F3.90) 0.08 298,669 0.19 392.609 0.12
,509 ........ ............... ........ 6 509 ........
500,0 5 0,31 ................ ........ 500.065 0.16
51 266 0.03 ............. ........ 51.266 002
1.532,344 0.98 1,692,380 1.10 3.274,721 1.04
176 ........ .... ........ ........ 176 ....
13,124 0.01 164,740 0.11 176,874 0.06
14 ........ .............. ........ 14
314 ........ 29 ........ 343
219 ........ 100 ........ 319 .......
23 ........ 16,681 0.01 16,704
................ ........ 9,98 0.01 9.086
............ ........ 78 ........ 78
2,917 ........ ........ ....... ........ 2.917
602 ........ ................ ........ 602 ......
232 ........ .............. ........ 232
39,6199 0.25 9,502.842 6.15 9,899.041 3.14
34,406 0.02 32.742 0.02 67.148 0.02
48 ........ .............. ....... 48 .......
19.037 0.01' ............... ... 19.037 0.01
12.,067 0.08 15,54 0.01 144,021 0.05
2.550,434 1.58 40 2,550,474 0.81
477 477
1900,438 1.24 5,134,374 3.32 7,124,812 2.26
100,457 0.06 5.367,170 3.48 5,467,627 1.73
554 50 .... 604
833 ........ ................ 833
3.847 ........ ................ ........ 3 847
8,472 ........ ................ ........ 8,472
7 7.. ................ ........
14,887 0.01 ......... ........, 14.887
649,69. 0.41 86.3 0.06 735,999 0.23
358 ........ ................ ...... 358
2,847 ........ ....... ........ 2,847
385 ........ 385
285,046 0.18 617.l15 0.40 902.211 0.29
659,627 0.41 2.308,.1, 1.50 2,959.291 0.94
45.,01 0.03 45.600 0.02
188.452 012 51,233 0.04 239.685 0.08
3,864.234 2.40 16,081,490 10.41 19,945,724 6.32
31,490.290 81.65 92,458,778 59.87 223,955,068 70,99
2,902 ........ ..... 2,902 ......
1,532 759 ........ 9,091
......... ........ 82,528 0.05 82,528 0.03


otl....... ................................................. 161,042,717 100.00 164,424,634 100.00 315467351 100.00







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TABLE No. 6
VALUE OF IMPORTS BY PORTS OF ENTRY
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48

Average Average Average Average Average
Port of Entry 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916.17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48

Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Aquin................. 138,469 7,801 852 352 1,002 3.350 3,484 46,111
Belladire........ .......... 3241 101.408 63.159 43,534 7,480 46,302 8.104 51,074
Cap Haltien......... 9,140,330 5.562,835 2,895,820 2,889,153 3,345,593 6,559,738 11.490,149 6,062,700
Caves................ 6,941,633 3,611,826 1,570,564 619.660 944.894 1,682,830 3,110,617 3,789,975
Fort Libertl......... 438 185,259 372,167 1,094,633 776.601 2,392,635 2,515,592 440.600
Glore.......... .. 40.783 27,538 7,726 1468 ................ 827 179 22.S81
Gonaives................. 3,827,411 2,427,296 1,153,560 525,311 514,781 1,725,855 3,018,448 2,365,179
Jacmel..................... 4,181,124 2,353,491 465,794 109,124 271,528 201,728 702,107 2,161,706
Jirimie.....-........... 1,761.355 1.493.372 645,467 626.188 944,144 1,873.679 1,904,774 1,333,75
Miragolne ............ 737,298 525.629 123,347 17,152 38,319 375,997 165,536 433,541
Onanaminthe..... 157,025 88,359 7,686 28,161 1,210 466 6,544 82,502
Petit Golve............. 2,378.240 1,016,732 201,348 23,758 15.895 46.149 132,174 1.101.674
Port-ao-Prince...... 43,800,513 37,570,158 31,087.809 56,165,169 71,190,823 118.696,343 135,424,024 47.002.874
Port-de-Paix...: ..... 2,073,102 1,252,321 592,156 222,629 342,510 521,749 793,719 1,207,613
Saint Marc-........... 2.595.702, 1.639,392 1,174.416 1,037,392 1,212,954 2,024,360 1,767,266 1,787,551
Total.............. 77,776,669 57.868,417 40,361,871 63.404,084 79,607.734 136.152.008 161,042.717 67.889,856


TABLE No. 7
VALUE OF EXPORTS BY PORTS OF SHIPMENT
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48

Average Average' Average Average Average
Port of Shipment 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 _1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-49

Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Aquin........ ..... S85,740 230,98 72.419............. ................ 114,472 16,370 364.3S3
Bellad2re............. 26 5,218 687 1,165 ................ ............ ...... .... 1.928
Cap Haitien........ 10,198,117 7,384,037 3,125.869 6,271,695. 10,307.489 20,700,643 20,994,071 8.265.752
Cayes....................... 5,597,901 5.018,557 3.220,716 3,018,423 6,755,657 8,678,071 4,535,624 4,714,811
Fort Libert ............ 192,902 956,600 3,174,146 6,562,552 8,733,503 15,147,992 24,304,730 3,269,726
Glore......................... 5,507 109 295 224 ........... .............. ................
Gonaives................... 5.77800 5,631.902 2.259.227 3,397,105 5,066.194 10,132.917 7,501,318 5,009.485
Jacmel..................... 9,323,878 7.955,531 2,293,026 3,539.562 7,152,184 9,667,756 9,083,571 6,897,136
Jeremie...................... 3,288,170 3,585,633 754,795 1,901,933 5,613.770 8,586.410 6.549,980 3,036.189
Miragoine.._.......... 1,440,325 1,797,392 733,111 397,072 988,442 1,080.948 237.063 1,229,565
Ouanaminthe ......... 8,150 2,111 1,317 32.596 60,016 ........... 296,829 17,781
Petit Golve......... 7,002,317 5,810.627 1.600,940 1,458,117 2,257,270 3.078,690 2,655,518 4,661,217
Port-au-Prince...... 21,165,030 14,301,396 14.047.079 40,435,738 54,324.049 60,363,631 64.882,062 23,510,126
Port-de-Pair......... 3,994.587 2,915,228 1,446,895 2,769,592 5,608,893 8.688,672 4,172,507 3,220,055
Saint Marc........... 5.511,232 4,960,828 2,510.741 4,450,084 7,249,347 11.251.850 9,194,991 4,999.112
Total.......... 74.300,742 60.616,152 35,211,263 75.235,858 114,116.814 157,492,052 154,424,634 69,199,100


TABLE No. 8
VALUE AND PERCENTAGE OF VALUE OF IMPORTS. EXPORTS
AND TOTAL FOREIGN COMMERCE BY PORTS FISCAL YEAR 1947-48

Ports Imports Exports Total

Gourdes Per cent Gourdes Per cent Gourdes Per cent
Aqin..... ............................ 3,484 16,370 0.01 19.854 0.01
Bellad ir .-.................................. ...................... 8,104 0.01 .............. ...... 8,104
Cap Haltien.............---...........-- ....... 11,490,149 7.14 20,994.071 13.60 32,484.220 1030
Cayes....--........... .......................... 3,110,617 1.93 4,535,624 2.94 7.646,241 2.42
Fort Libert................. .................. 2,515,592 1.56 24.304.730 15.74 26.820.322 8.50
Glore............. .... ................................... 179 ..... ....... ...... 179
Gonalves........... .................. 3.018,448 1. 7.501.318 4.86 10,519.766 3.33
Jacmel..... ................................ 702,107 0.44 9.083.571 5.88 9,785.678 3.10
Jdrmie ................. ............................ 1.90S.774 1.18 6,549,980 4.24 8,454,754 2.6
Miragoane............................................ 165.536 0.10 237,063 0.15 402.599 013
Ouanaminthe ..................................... 6.544 -. 296,829 0.19 303.373 0.10
Petit GoIve...... .......... ........... ...... 132.174 0.08 2.655.518 1.72 2,787,692 0.88
Port-au-Prince............................. 135,424.024 84.09 64.882,062 42.02 200,306.086 63.50
Port-de-Pa.......................................... 793.719 0.49 4,172.507 2.70 4.966.226 1.57
Saint Marc................................. ... 1,767.266 1.10 9,194,991 5.95 10.962,257 3.48
Total.---- ----............... 161,042.717 100.00 154.424,634 10.0 154 100.00 315467351













TABLE No. 9

NET TONNAGE OF STEAM AND MOTOR VESSELS IN FOREIGN COMMERCE
ENTERED BY REGISTRY AND MONTHS FISCAL YEAR 1947-48
Steam and Motor Vessels Entered


American British Dutch Honduranian Norwegian Panamanian French Canadian Haitian All other Total

Months
No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage No. Tonnage.


October 1947........................ 7 12.972 31 11.830 5 2.933 15 10,574 ............... 2 2,442 6 14.998 6 2,814 3 375 3 4.437 78 63.374
November ........................... 9 20.984 35 18,888 11 14.319 8 2.647 1 2,123 2 4,709 3 6,585 5 1,228 1 74 9 1,489 84 73.016
December.................................... 5 16.488 18 7.155 8 5.979 9 4,764 2 5,400 1 948 2 4.390 4 4.132 1 150 5 4,129 55 53,535
January 1948................... 8 12.274 20 8,877 7 4.848 8 3,144 ...... ... ...... 3 9.675 4 5.864 2 220 4 935 56 45.37
February............................ 11 16,767 13 4,607 4 2,261 9 4.192 1 2.123 1 3,245 4 10,565 5 4,324 2 300 3 6S6 53 49,470
March.................................. 10 20,929 16 4.482 g 7,594 9 3.270 .... ............ .. ............ 3 2,750 4 6,769 .... ........... 7 8,491 57 0,385
April................................. 9 23.051 26 13,329 8 10,433 6 1.720 ................ 2 5,708 2 6.575 1 268 5 330 4 W,46 63 62,360
May.................................... 10 27.440 22 14,237 9 9,869 7 4.208 2 9,418 .. .......... 2 6.575 3 3.143 3 236 4 1.372 C2 76,548
June.................................... 7 22.094 20 9.105 9 9,110 9 4,000 1 5.505 1 981 2 4,390 4 2,209 2 141 5 1,562 60 59.397
July........................ .......... 6 17741 20 12,407 12 10.863 8 3.141 .... ............ .... .......... 4 13,110 4 10,381 4 382 2 4895 60 72.920
August............................... 9 27,247 17 5.281 8 5.016 4 1,063 1 3.558 1 186 3 7,551 6 4.918 3 237 4 4,660 56 59.717
September................................ 10 18.423 21 9,425 6 3.697 7 4,771 ................ 2 346 3 10.915 7 3.223 1 194 1 550 58 51.544
Total............................ 101 236,410 259 119.673 95 86,921 99 17.524 8 28,127 12 18.565 37 104.479 53 49,273 27 2,639 51 34,452 742 728.133










58 BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI

TABLE No. 10

NET TONNAGE OF SAILING VESSELS IN FOREIGN COMMERCE
ENTERED BY REGISTRY AND MONTHS FISCAL YEAR 1947-48
Sailing Vessils Entered


British Haitian


Months No. Tonnage No. Tonnage


October 1947................................................ 18 131 3 113
November ................... ..... .......... 17 112 7 244
December........................... ........ 17 124 4 69
January 1948.... .............................. 3 19 3 74
February ........................... 10 75 1 26
March.................. ........... ..- 14 101 3 83
April.......................................................... 14 113 2 35
May.... ............ .................................... 20 201 1 15
June...-__............................. ........ 12 111 3 95
July ......-. ................... ...... 14 97
August........ ......-. ........ 9 64 2 39
September........... ..................... .... 2 14 3 136
Total...... .......... ....-......... 150 1.162 32 929


Total


No. Tonaage


21 244
24 356
21 193
6 93
11 101
17 184
16 148
21 216
15 206
14 97
11 103
3 150
182 2.091






RAPPORT DU DEPARTMENT FISCAL-APPENDICES





TABLE No. 11-


VALUE OF IMPORTS BY REGISTRY OF CARRYING VESSELS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


/


Merch'an- Merchan-
dise free dise subject American
of duty to duty


Hondu-
British Canadian Dutch French ranian


Nor- Pana-
wegian menian All other


Gourdes
Austria.........................................
A r b ................... ................. ............... .. ...... .......
Argentina............................................. 33
Bahama Islands............................. ......... .... ........
Belgium............................................................ 13,215
Brazil.................................... ............. .......................
British A frica.................................................... ................
British India................................................... .. .............
SCanada.......... ............................................. 16,083
Canal Zone............................ ................ .....................
Ceylon........................... .................. .............
Chile................................................................... .. ............
China ....................................................... ................
Colombia..................................................... ..............
Costa R ica...................................... ............ .. ..............
Corsica................................................... ..... ................
Cuba........................... ...................................... 11.976
S ura nao .......................................................... 62,136
Czechoslovakia.............. .............................. 313
Denmark.......................................... ............. 209.513
S Dominican Republic................................ 13.528
Dutch East Indies.................................... ..............
Ecuador................................................................ ..............
Finland ... ...... ....................................... ..............
France ............................ ........................... 66,912
French Africa................................. ........ ................
Germany....................................................................
G rte ce................................................... ............ ................
Guadeloupe.................... ..............
Guatemala........................................... ...........................
G uiana British. ................................................. .........
H onduras ........................................ .......... ................
SH ong Kong..................................... ............. ................
Irak ....................................................................
Italy...................................................... 1,04
Jamaica..................................................... 280
Japan........................... ........ ..... ........ ..........
SMadagascar..........................................................
Martinique.................................................... 20
: Meico............................ .1,055
Netherlands........................ .. ....... 250,427
Norway............................. ...... .
Palestina ...............................................................
Petria-..., .... .........................................
Peru............................................. ....... 3,379
Philippines................................ .............. ....
Poland.... ......... ................ .... .......
Portugal......,.. ...................... ...
Pu to Rico........................................... .... 23 748
Salvador........................................ ........... .... ................
Spain,....... -..................................................... 156
Stras Settlements .... ............................... ................
Swed ....... ... ...................................... ................
Sw itzerland .............................................. ....... 125
T iidad ............. ............. ............ ............
United Kingdom................. .............. .682
United States......................... ... 4296.210
U r guay ................................................................ 310
Venezuela............................ ......... 749

Total............... ........ 5,526.564
Per cent ................ ......3.43


Gourdes
128
S651
188.425
152,593
1,757,173
S14.845.
2,452
2,187,350.
5.150,127
8.600.
25
19,271
24,177
19
94
10
605,291 -
4,626,173
140,823
899,497
80,412
6,509
500,065
51,266
1.515,432
173
12,134
14
314
S 219
23
2,917
602
232
394,395
34,126
48
19.037
128,047
2.549,379
1,740,011
100.457
554
833
468
8,472
7
14,887
410,950
358
2,681
385
285.046
650,502
188.452
3.825,552
127.200.080
2,592
783


Gourdes
54
420
22,153
3,542
301,389
1,674
31
797,730
430,570


775
9,183
19
94
10
114.801
947,69'
49,801
16
6,498
1.324
21,934
17,728
279,067
10
11,965
14
23
: 23

602

*318,329
20,966
48
6,012
2,006
586,577
72,033
749
554
8311
3,186
797
-7
1,249
168,250

575

803
346,629
68
883.658
69,995,713

435


155.516.153 75.428,631
96.57 46.84


Gourdes



88,615
1


1,161,543
172,455






116,85C
1,180,01"
3


40S


14,642
................




2,917

2..........747

10,745
.............


1
713






202,519




12

8,477
1,174,698



4.137,367
2.57


Gourdes Gourdes
............... 37
............... 106
................ 153,529
................ 1,56
38,595 526,807
................ 12.1598
................ 2,188
................ 224345
2,053.958 401,284
............... 8.600
25
......-....... 18.409
1.088 10,139


................ 27,119
................ .1,950............537
................ 27 8,514
................ L O.8457
................ 8,514
................ 289845
............... ...............5
................ 4 2087
................ 4721251
................ 33,526
14,137 203,358

120


................ 219



166
61.503
................ 2.517

.............. ,93............
...... ....... ..2,400 .
................ 1,27406
755 1,715,127
................ .703
................ ... ...........















71 26?. 90
............... 158

385
................ 1 .503








................ .259
................ ... ......

................ 2,4005













............... 18 .218
6.729 2.h31.Si62
3,219,353 39,811 .39
.............. 2.02
.............. 37
.... ......... i 07.


Gosurdes
37
128

67
9011749
173
6
1,829
42,753



3,715



4,537
306
1,057
13
15,178

5,786

'1,034,493

...............
48

S 291



................

10,617
130

S4,011
1?1.633
-10,153
193.119





2462
65

2

22
44,855

130.705.
9.65.0,351

...............


5,334.686 51,795.320 12,192.374
3.31 32.16 57


Gourdes


16.618




1,880
132



52



100,805




690
................

13












1,862
26,178
5,7T72
I ............
................


..............
................





















2,414.309


2.568.311
1.59
1L59


Gourdes
...............






1,101.284-






575
480,717
77
................












3





50.








1,347
...............


























209

.247,787


1,832,029
1.14


Gourdes Gourdes
................ ................

........... 6,158
........... 58,833
16 1,831

................ 224
23 ...............
76,314 888,360


87
................ ................





.......... 429,017
1 ................,687
................ 819.13
................ 72,264


............... 12
9,365 27.269
.... ...... 166-
.............. 1

................ ...........






48


S166
115 1
37 852



.......... ..............675


16.203


...........106,805
................ 872
................ 48

















1..034 1.460
3.690,392 1.282.648


3,778.989 3.975010
2.35 2.47
2.35 2.47


Country


Total Per cent


Gourdes
128
654
198,458
152,593
1,770,388
14,845
2,452
2,187,350
5,167,110
.8,600
25
19,271
24,177
19
94
10
617.273
4,988,309
141,139
1,109,010
93,940
6.509
500,065
51,266
1,582,344
176
12,134
14
314
219
23
2,917
602
232
396,199
31.406
48
-19,017
128,067
2.550,434
1,990.438
100,457
554
833
3.847
8,472
7
14.887
649,698
358
2,847
385
285,046
650,627
188.452
3,864,'34
131,496,290
2,r02
1.532

161,042,717


Gourdes


0.12
0.10
1.10
0.01

1.36
3.21


0.01
00"2



0.38
3.10
0.09
069
0.06.

0.31
0.03
0.98

0.01






025
0.02

0 61
0.08
1E58
1.24
0.06




0.01
0.41
....... ...

0.18
0.41-
012
2.40
S1.65



100.00









TABLE No. 12
VALUE OP EXPORTS BY REGISTRY OF CARRYING VESSELS-FISCAL YEAR1 1947-48


Country


Antigus...... .....................
Austria ......-......... ......
Argentina...........-...-. .....
Bahama Islands.....................
Barbados ......-. ...* .......-..
Belgium .... ...........
Bermuda ......................
Brazil............. ................
SCanad ..--... .....-.........
Canal Zone.............- .....

Colombia........... .............
Costa Rica........-...........
Cuba.................................
Cura(ao ..........................
Denmark .................................
Dominican Republic .............
France ............. .................... .
Germany..............................
Guadeloupe.....................
Guatemala..........................
Guiana, British.........................
Guiana. Dutch..................
Hawaii ...................................
Italy .......... ............................
Jamaica ..................
Martinique ........ ........... ..
Mexico ..................................
Morocco. French.......................
Netherlands..........................
Norwa T.... ..................
Palestina .................................
Puerto Rico.............................
Sweden..................................

Syri .......................... ...
Trinidad.. .................................
United Kingdom .....................
United States........... ...............
Venezuela..................... ...........
Virgin Islands .......................

Total ............. ............
Per cent ............................


Merchan- Merchan- Hondu-
dise free dise subject American British Canadian Dutch French Haitian ranian
of duty to duty

Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gord urdes Gord urde Gord rde Gourde Cres Gourdes Gourdes
.. 1,184 1,184 ......... ....... ....... ... -
.... 20 20.- -....-..--- .......
..... 9,514 1,244 ...............6 ........ .. 60 ..............
46,339 171.145 11,530 125,066 .............. ...... ........ 80 8 ..........
.............. 84,850 44.850 :....... 40,000 ........... ............ ............. ............
........... 18,817,525 1.447.226 .........14026832 2,892,148 ........ ...............
.......... 3,700 3,700 ....... -..... .. ,5.67 5 2 ...............
100 18 118 ............... ... .- -- .. ...... .
30 193,773 79,913 .............. ............. 65674 53312....... ........
...... 142.634 133.536 ............ ...... ... ..... 250 ............. ..............
25 .............. 25 ............... ---- -- -- ... ..
..4. 98 9 .9 .... ......... ............ ............ ................
11140 92803 ....... .............. 71,937 .. ........... ........
............. 116,992 112.859 1.312 ............. 49 2. .............
1.193 187.111 12.793 .............................. 7 6,475 '3.63
.... 666........ 6642 .......... ...642.. ......
10 298.659 1790 .......... .......50 .........
496 1.691,884 592 .............. ........ 53 1,691225 ................ ...............
164,740 92,803 ... 71,937 ........
S........... 9 .............. ... ....... ....... 29 ............ ..............
................ 100 .. ........... ............... ............... ...............
................ 16,631 16,0 1 ............. ................ 600.8 ................ ......... ............. ........
9.196 8.856 ................ ... .............. .

................ 9,5 02,842 6.503,40 ................ ............... .. .... ... ................
9.502,842 6.503.408 .........48,1521 2 56 9.........792 2.743.352 21.268 1536,3.
64 32,678 1.558 0,010 ................ 95 ............. ... ....... ................
................ 15,954 ............ ............ ... ... ....... .. ............. 15,929 ................ ................
................ 40 40 -............... ................ .............. ............... .. ........... .......
S............ ................ ............ ......... .. ... ............... ..............
............. 5134.374 1,.14,770 .......1......... ............. 59.876 .... ... .. .............. .. ..............
5.367,170 .. ............ ............... ................ 898. 2 0................ ................
250 ............ ............... ........ ..... 50 ................ ................ ................
1 80.300 85,768 ....... .......... ... .............. ................ .......... ........ .
................ 617,165 3,299 ............ ............. 613. ...............866 .. ............... ................
............ 2,308,664 246,450 ...... ......... 2,014,882 47,284 ................ ..............
................ 45,60 ................ .............. ................ 45,600 ... .......................... .
................ 51,233 51.233
200 16.081.290 3.696 16.077,229 ................................ 448 ...............
2.214.164 90,244.614 38.342,040 11,889,945 4,789,792 24,539,892 9.110,977 42.363 2.765, 26
25 7.534 7.242 ............... ................ 287 ................ ............ ... ................
................ 82,528 72,807 ................ .............. ............... 1 ................ ...............302

2.262,747 152,161.887 48,515,217 28,123.562 4,829.792 49,372.742 13,834,168 362.162 2.765.296
1 47 98.53 31.42 -18.21 3.13 31.97 8.96 0.23 1.79


Nor- Pana-
wegian mcnian All other Total Per cent


Gourdes




23.600






















4.468,940






2?,656



4.515,196
2.92


Gourdes Gourdes / Gourdes
............... ................ 1;184
.. 20
S..... 2.000 9,514
............... ......... 217,484
... 84,850
427.657 62 18,817,525
3.700
118
....... 904 199,803
8.848 142.634
25
................ .......... .... 98
111
................ ............. 116.992
......... 2,403 188,304
666,642
.. 296,829 298,669
.............. 510 1,692,380
............... ...... .... 164,740

100
16,681
9,986
.............. 78 78
42.256 62 9,502.842
................ 179 32,742
............... 25 15.953
................ .............. 40
477

................ ............... 5.67.170
. ................ ............ ... 1 0
50
5........... 3 86,-01
617,163
48 2.308,664
................ ........ ... 45.600
51.233
............. 117 16,081,490
15.750 940.061' 92.458.778
................ 30 7.559
............... 8.419 82.528

845,360 1.261,139 154.424.634
0.55 0.82 ....


Gourdes

0.01
0.14
0.05
12.19
' ""...i.
6.10
0.09


0.08
0.12
0.43
0.19
1.10
0.11


0.01
9.01
6 15
0.02
001

3.32
3.48

0.06
040
150
0.03
004
10.41
59.87
0.05

100.00


__







REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 61




TABLE No. 13

VALUE OF IMPORTS BY MONTHS AND PORTS OF ENTRY
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48 COMPARED WITH 1946-47


Total Total
Port of Entry.... October November December January February March April May June July August September 1947-48 1946-47 Increase Decrease


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Aquin................... 374 3 632 117 8 157 231 37 413 133 195 1,184 3,484 3,350 134 ............
Belladire............... 86 23 ................ 375 130 75 150 50 595 ....:......... 6,565 55 8,104 46,302 ............... 38.198
Cap Haitien......... 17506 735.312 1120.553 783.526 990,147 923,886 773,237 916,137 958447 1.528,452 1.085,234 857,712 11,490.149 6,559.738 4.930,411 ............
Caves..................... 249,924 200.384 186.596 218,707 142,881 349,423 162,298 55,240 339,166 447,101 493,805 265,092 3.110,617 1.682.830 1.427.787 ............
Fort Liberti......... 105,990 153.124 199.339 226,373 94,165 489,152 178.71' 77.610 429.089 194,221 226,182 141,630 2,515,592 2,392.635 122,957 ............
G lore..................... .............. ................ ................ ................ ................ ............. ............. .............. ............... 179 ............. ............... .179 827 ................ 648
Gonives............... 155,004 158.765 241.102 395.805 220,794 356,84P 217,509 212,382 330,390 370,364- 150.862 208.631 3,018,448 1.725,855 1.292,593 ..........
Jacmel................... 1 6.829 9.443 2.746 19,892 81,206. 65,589 46.026 11.923 88,452 113,776 208,143 48.082 702,107 201,728 500,379 ..........
Jirimie............... 190,889 181.290 210,917 233,099 152,335 99,372 83,543 106,620 121,024 229,876 166,144 129,665 1,904,774 1,873.679 31,095 ..
Miragoine.......... 26,659 3,047 10,782 2,506 6,060 17,372 4,464 1,774 3,524 35,317' 52,000. 2,031 165,536 375.997 .............. 210.461
O 'naml inthe...... 78 ................ 1,318 294 21 ................ 1,145 1.009 964 87 1,628 ............. 6,544 466 6,078 ...........
Petit Gove .......... 769 732 1,029 2.144 689 5,490 9,402 5.858 10,788 18,765 76,357 153 132,174 46,149 86,025 ............
Port-au-Prince.... 11,882,910 10,907.488 12,213.616 13,459.306 13,260.978 9,784.251 12,644,770 9,795,09]6 11,314.112 11,654,483 8,931,640 -9,575,375 135,424,024 118,696,343 16.727681 ............
Port-de-Paix....... 25,702 75,515 130,262 33.940 46,570 59,876 22.263 2,213 36,188 84,029 109,959 167,202 793,719 521.749 271,970 ..........
Saint Marc.......... 104.841 93.,03 81.541 61,304 84,955 98,467 201,745 140.233 ,198,488 85,304 266.214 350.271 1,767,266 2.024,360 ................ 257,094
Total 1947:48....... 13.567561 12519.029 14,400,433 15,437,387 15.080.939 12.249.950 14,345,500 11.326.182 13,831.638 14,762,087 11,774,928 11,747.083 161,042,717 ................5,397,110 50601
Total 1946-47..... 4,862,166 5,009.659 9.263,701 12,367,931 15,392,487 15.680.155 12,414,152 11,876.649 13,959.222 11,715.327 8,472,338 15.138,221 ................ 136.152,008 ........................
facrease 1947-48.. 8.705,395 7,509.370 5,136,732 3.069,456 .............. ............... 1.931,348 ............... ........... 3,046,760 3,302,590 ................... ............
Decrease 1947-48 ............. ............... ............... ........... 311.548 3,430,205 ................ 550,467 127,584 .............. .............. 3,391138 ................ ................ .......... ... ... ...







TABLE No. 14

VALUE OF EXPORTS BY MONTHS AND PORTS OF SHIPMENT
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48 COMPARED WITH 1946-47


Port of Total Total
Shipment October November December January February March April May June July August September 1947-48 1946-47 Increase Decrease


Gourdes Gourdes es Go urdes Go urde s Gourde s Gord urdes ourdes Go urdes Gourdes Gord urdes Gourd es Gourdes Gourde G rd Gourdes Gwrdes
Aquin.................... 2.706 6.340 2.763 3,648 913 .......... 16,370 114,472 ............... 98,102
Cap Haitie.........1,242.007 2688,26 2,163.789 1.843,996 1,375,769 886,844 2.453.973 1.86,40 1,985,839 1536649 1,742,667 1,187734 20994071 20700.643 293,428 ..............
Caves.................. 155.972 141.122 932.198 477.677 245,676 815,539 204,515 '365.178 876.151 116,305 144,639 60,652 4,535,624 8,678,071 ................ 4,142.447
Fort Liberti........ 338385 2,663,212 1,906,673 1,552.545 1,965,247 1.684,466 2.764.233 2,856.581 874.905 3,515,076 2.336.408 1,846,999 24,304,730 15,147,992 9,156.738 ...............
Gonaires............... 35,482 821.210 1,372,077 623,218 990,869 551,164 718,020 422,081 873,034 564,530 126,561 103,069 7,501.318 10,132.917 ................ 2,631,599
Jacmel................. 195,348 651.395 1.375,893 1,594.331 618,533 815,223 746,648 e61,173 1,054,262 580.975 404.975 181,815 9,083,571 9,667,756 ................ 584.185
Jrimie ................, 707.490 1,305.195 587.215 695.390 262,925 520.284 334.931 241,294 1,043,625 242.679 240,944 368.008 6,549.950 8,586.410 ................ 2,036,430
Miragoine............ 47,214 38,488 42.692 30,043 5,929 38.097 14.234 13.6RC' 1,261 ............... ................ 5,505 237,063 1,080,948 ................ 843.885
Ouanamint:he....... ................ ............... 296.801 ............... ................ ................ .. ........... ......... 28 296,829 ................ 296.829 ...............
Petit Gove.......... 51.800 148.600 562,126 188,220 380.783 192.530 ............ 329 402 465,896 99.877 172.268 64.016 2,655,518 3.078,690 ................ 423.172
Port-au-Prince...4,317.399 2,553,752 5,463.22 3.494,633 6,022,186 5.704,982 9,305.639 9,46655210,99,868 3695,823 2,303,060 2,254944 64882062 60363,631 4,518,431 ................
Port-de-Pax....... 411.939 410,092 573,650 182,648 323.513 236.743 349.974 60S 184 156,609 313,081 194.350 411,724 4.172,507 8,688,672 ................ 4.516.165
Saint Marc......... 1,126.918 750,707 784,514 370,072 664.191 1,317,208 777.467 872;.69 492,425 751.906 652.877 633,737 9.194,991 11,251.850 ............... 2,056.P59
Total 1947-48......8,932. 12.178.377 16,063,615 11.056.421 12.856,534 12,763,080 17,669,334 17,926,557 18,123.875 11,416.901 8.318,749 7,118,231 154424,634 ............... 14,265,426 17,332,844
Total 1946-47.....647.6 13.291.664 16.642.13 15,942,186 14,469,930 13,708,460 9394,316 13070.25 16.68,776 10,640,662 11,727,771 14,987,193 ................ 157,492,052 ................ ..........
Increase 1947 48.2.285,004 ................ ................ ................ ............... ...... ..... 8.27 ,318 4 5.732 1.155.099 776.239 ............... .............. ............ ................ .............. ......
Decrease 1947-48 ............... 1.113.297 578.998 4,885.765 1,613396 945,380 ..........1 5 ......5 ......1. ............... ............... 3,409,022 7,868,962 ................ ....... ..... ........... ...







TABLE No. 15 '
VALUE OF IMPORTS'BY COMMODITIES FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48

Average Average Average Average Average
Commodity 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-4-- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48

Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Goardes
Agricultural implements ......-..--.. .... .......... .. 519.459 580,634 1.023.415 623,526 1,312,325 3,405,458 815,1195*
Books and other printed matter..................... ..... ................ .............. ...... 304.603 154793 156,194 203,700 284,804 365.207 238,681**
Cement.................................................................. .... ................. 439.939 507,531 685.328 928,181 1,140.524 1,500.421 2,680.594 678.852 t
Chemical and pharmaceutical products.................................................................... .... 786,512 898,614 890,065 1,624.139 2,007,453 3,186,633 3.546,084 1129.844
Cotton, and manufactures of. other than textiles.......... .............................. 2,683,915 1,872.145 2,610,825 2.919,277 3.895.661 6,151,774 2.695,519$tt
Fibers, vegetable, and manufactures of, other than cotton and textiles ................. 1,985.766 902.308 603,854 1,617.902 1,904,583 1.127,607 2,988,776 1,378,309 C
Foodstuffs:
Fish..................... ........ ............................ ............. .. 2,834,858 2,421,726 992.927 330,667 340850 1,964,068 3,509,699 2,020,54
W heat flour.. ............................................................ .. .... ........... .............. 11,358,139 7.355,141 2598855 6,621.968 9,029,654 12,006,796 18,651,270 8.246,718
Meati. ..... ...... ..... ............... ............................................. .. 1,290.986 889.513 312,374 166.645 229,374 292,026 436,770 779.027
Rice...................................... ....... ......................... ........... ...... 1,514.508 1,070,103 212,272 1,280 29 105 472,678 855.831
All other.......................... ................ ........ ... ...................... 6.165.60 4.328,423 2.037,244 2,851,532 3,79,439 6,303,700' 7,336,195 4,469,533
Household utensils: crockery, porcelain, glassware, cutlery and kitchen utensils. r
of aluminum, iron and steel ................... ...................................... ......... 976,787 715,108 974,293 1,646.269 7.059,632 3,369,366 1.301.994*. m
Iron, steel and manufactures of. other than specified ................. ............... 3,435.862 2,589,013 2,015,721 2,691.517 3,982,083 4,490,882 6,390.548 2,958,262 0
Leather............................................... ........................ .. 782,971 236,078 126,014 111.441 163,134 194.232 142,628 532.483** 1
Liquors and beverages...................................................................................... ............ -.._ .. 1,331.634 767.839 404,868 369.379 497.962 764,737 1,017.875 1,211.299** E
Lumber................... ............................................. .............. ........... 1,230,249 1,185,705 751.088 76,481 116,572 27.880 443,683 889.654
Motor vehicles:
Automobiles. passenger....................................................................................................... 1,181.318 777.925 333,283 810,953 1,858.351 3.444655 1.030.555** *
Trucks................. ..... ................................................................... 376.626 505418 758.817. 1,712.389 2.910.584 3,287.997 740.273* C
Oils. mineral: ,
Gasoline............................. ............... ..................................... 605.031 1,691,092 953,679 1,204.115 1.153,195 1,688,745 2,569.221 1,187.760 ,
Kerosene.............. .................................... ... ....... ............... ..................... .. .. ...... 1.021,852 1,087,209 572,053 282.687 342.501 600,104 926,700 840.346
All other.................... ............. .................................................................... .... 268,425 621.409 708.277 1,017,035 1.218.762 1.846.548 3.363.316 710.461
Shoes.................................. ................................ .... .. ............................................ 644.395 219,938 213.113 162,291 546.844 1.223.215 471,784** a
Silk. and manufactures of. except textiles.............................................................. 168,961 171,252 212.285 233,244 499,512 639,657 215,748
Soap.......................... ...... .................... .......................................... .. 3,455,115 2.163.551 1.799,171 3,294,048 2.995,448 4,734,532 8,107.548 2,952.964 >
Textiles cotton................................ .................................................. 20.429,296 11,978,376 10,686.461 18.178,653 15,263.153 36,574.521 30,574.176 16,735.968
All other textiles..................... ..... ..................... .......................................... ..... .. 2.059,320 600,655 683,141 1,312,353 1.525.938 4.302.961 1,927.325 1,431,484 .
Tobacco:
Leaf.................................. .............................. ....................... ............... ............. 1,883.739 125,356 116,313 469,457 700.416 621.063 432,860 754.179
All other........................ ...... .............................. ................. .. ... 86.087 144,525 129,657 178,802 287,443 479.248 176.381tt
Cigarettes.......... .......................................... .............. ................................ ...... 106,390 365,768 M 582.501 1,049,905 1.634.552 1,967.162 553,350t$
Cigars........................ ..................................... ................... .......... ..... ... ...... ...... 29,574 67.171 34.287 34.819 36.162t
Wool. hair and manufactures of. except textiles............. .. ........... .............. 171,378 117.538 108.675 147,784 216,094 204.066 148,409**
All other............................................................................... .............. ............. 14,920.767 9,228,856 7,587,122 13,121.929 23,198,233 33.384,358 37,952.144 13,011,876
... Total....... .... .......................... ..... ..................................... 77,776.669 57,868.417 40,361.871 60.404.091 79,607,734 136,152,008 161,042.717 71,199,373

*No separate figures available Previously included in **Average for twenty two years only' $Average for seventeen years only.
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TABLE No. 16


QUANTITY OF IMPORTS BY COMMODITIES-FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48



Average Average Average Average Average
1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48


Cement............................................................... ....... Kilo
Cotton, and manufactures of, other than textiles..................... ........
Fibers, vegetable, and manufactures of...................... .............................
Foodstuffs:
Fish.... .................~....... ................................... ........ .
Wheat flour.......................... ......................................................
M eat............... ............ ... .... ... ................................
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R ie ............................
Leather............................
Liquors and beverages.
Lumber..........................
Motor vehicles:
Automobiles, pass


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Oils Mineral: .

S i k s n a t u r a l a n -r ti fi ci a a n d m a n u a c t u r e s o x e p t x t l e. ... ... .... .... K l
Gasoline............................-.................................................. Liter
Kerosene.......... ........................ ........................ ..............
Shoes. .......................... ..... ....... ......... ........... ... ............. ........ Pair
Silks, natural and artificial, and manufactures of. except textiles ............ Kilo
Soap ............... .. .......... ..................... ............... ........................................ "
Soap. ................_.......-................-- --
Textiles, cotton .................................................. .........
All other textiles................... ........ .... ....... .... ................
Tobacco:
Leaf ...... ........................ ............................................... .......... ...,.
All other.......................... ......................... ...... .
Cigarettes....................... ...................................... Numb
Cigars ... ......... .................. .. ........... .. ...... ............. ".
Wool. hair, and manufactures of, except textiles .........................._ Kilo


4,597,913 1,815,719 9,082.308 7.411,314 9.839,790 9,5S8,229 15,140,960 7.045,.5r5
341,885 366.293 237,674 239.872 226.803 376.909 320,109**
I 717,223 641.405 969.128 1,325,943 509,041 1,366,033 777,257**

3.232,765 4,447.649 2,423,651\ 463.330 427,534 1,813,889 3.656,891 3,022.182
20.257,680 20.554.890 8,064,074 13,7s2,103 16.529,674 14,820,539 19,291.906 17,233,407
711,649 814,201 231,994 83.245 77,492 74,883 117,083 532,083
1,767.490 3,085,040 695,307 2.321 6 31 374,778 1.637.133 \
15,874 10,861 5305 7,217 6.881 4,918 11,426*
906,193 576,101 325,760 206.713 252.973 308.809 407,129 827.784**
eter 10,545.36 11.343,14 7.000,70 449.15 521,00 158.33 1.524.78 8.012.11

er 325 179 59 143 252 418 232**
103 116 100 227 334 354 127**

1,400.881 7.550,572 9.787,423 9,530,721 11,394,313 14,767,208 17.878.774 6,835,977
3.259.143 4.354,341 3,678.383 2.737.115 3,909,186 4,034,816 4,923,649 3.661.590
128.385 40,700 14 358 9,703 36,395 82.089 76,310**
2.943 6,038 5,530 5.299 11,392 50,158 6,764**
3,218,001 3,423.817 3.286.193 2.814,715 2.372,602 2.419.023 4,196.801 3,235,579
3.196.716 2,809.010 2.833.803 2.314.316 1,683,104 2,857.537 2,734,904 2355.946
180,894 63.257 77.577 84,917 80.879 179,892 285,698 116.299

758.446 73,003 28,819 -82.r63 129.451 84.119 67,080 231.956
16,763 24.090 17.415 22,168 124,093 57.560 32,753:$
er 7,847.730 28,272,302 41.420,716 73.646,170 103,385.810 120,520.565 38,285.221t$
47,607 49,656 63,913 57,867 53,969*
11,000 7,762 4,425 4.758 8,013 7.726 8.485**


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TABLE No. 17

VALUE OF EXPORTS BY COMMODITIES FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Average Average Average Average Average
Commodity 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940,41 1945-46 1947-48


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Bananas................ 290 195.641 3.521.883 9,319.556 20,115,535 30,648.647 14,201,497 4,625.694(24)
Beeswax.......... 32,024 4.428 34,606 384.607 380,981 279.998 276.384 94,280
Cacao, crude........ 1,983.464 951,342 696.139 1,135,938 1,240.501 3.867,361 6,360.990 1.523,025
Cashew nuts........ 9.080 76,927 35.446 164.461 204,735 78,525 21.303 81.640(23)
Castor beans....... 401.955 20.397 86.694 731.131 1,023,348 3.053,691 2.170.883 423.038
Coffee .................. 53.718.438 44,392.313 16,522.037 29.310.428 38.148,993 60,656.839 53,875.658 41,400,073
Corn....................... 546.152 19.599 40,739 106,868 204.950 86.666 3.800 218,200(30)
Cotton................. 7,391,395 7.024.090 4.541.140 4,073.665 8,733.396 776.964 9.304,487 6,165,916
Cottonseed cake.. 55.989 535,593 429.839 467.834 845,276 592,840 1.174,780 419.717(29)
Goatskins.............. 743.940 572.097 488.490 647,686 777,117 1.464,623 1.716.283 688,192 -
Honey.... .............. 569.305 311,766 88.462 266.887 503,291 337.711 151.676 346,151
Lignum vitae..... 318.458 41.450 32.438 57,668 50.673 '53.935 36,774 129.385
Logwood............... 4,215.686 1,615.158 308.950 227.043 670.400 300.116 ................ 1,915.297
Molasses .............. 852 294,886 397,170 1,431.987 1.869,748 1,632,275 2.813,181 788,030(21)
Rum...................................... 56.925 34.566 127,430 78.665 28.943 27,609 65,263(22)
Sisal ................. 48.464 1.034.168 3.488.929 9.37,002 14.740.732 28.356.768 40.564.784 4.574.298
Sugar, raw............ 2,140.187 2.496,005 3,852.322 9.614.9C0 8.377,428 14,174.536 11,076,151 4.487.055(31)
Sugar, refined................... 165,774 258,970 86.223 51 427 561 169,235(20)
All other ex-
ports.................. 2.215,063 807.593 382,443 7.202,535 16.150,994 11.101,187 10.647.833 2.811,944
Total........... 74,390,742 60,616,152 35.241,263 75,223,849114,116.814 157,492,052 154,424.634 70,926,433

Figures in parenthesis indicate that the commodity was shipped only for that number of years instead of for
the total number indicated by the heading to the. column.




TABLE No. 18

QUANTITY OF EXPORTS BY COMMODITIES-FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Average Average Average Average Average
Commodity 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
192.26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48


Kilos Kilos Kilos Kilos Kilos Kilos Kilos Kilos
Bananas (stems)... 144 145.580 2.054.416 3,059.735 5.859.175 7.301.565 3.547.067 1.578.083(24)
Beeswax.............. 11,094 2.196 16.608 89.528 81.818 56.364 50.747 24,084
Cacao, crude........ 1,933.755 1,493.832 1.506.469 1,398.172 1.254.346 1,902,404 1,794.604 1.640.503
Cashew nuts......... 4.635 51.410 24.627 45.772 63.074 24.493 17.170 39.669(23)
Ca.tor beans-...... 640.917 55.481 384.648 1.933 984 1.986.412 3.216.451 2.461.025 1.694.831
Coffee............... 30,684.024 31.311.467 23,596.493 24.263.790 24.282.605 24.659.421 22.732.810 28.332,768
Corn...................; 1.163,120 168.643 411.702 604,819 768.279 293.800 9.305 623.445(30)
Cotton..............- 3.191.787 5.276,827 4.096.127 2.975.315 4.867.842 267.973 3.289.856 686,997
Cottonseed cake... 897.589 6.355.354 4,345.616 3.198 020 3.144,793 1.823.530 3.293.941 3,978.107(29)
Goatskins............ 141,206 192.393" 180.963 203.077 213.032 266,296 306.378 180,589
Honey............... 639.893 538.887 246.230 297.446 463.973 165.195 140,928 462.584
Lignum vitae...... 3.373,770 342.491 609,513 1.248.540 1.235,133 1.282,954 919,501 1.520.479
Logwood..-....... 41.343.196 20.580.384 7.795.562 2.817.500 2,300.000 5.056.250 ....... 21167.417
Molasses.......... 997 6.375.098 12.215,661 13.519.648 15,200.429 13.225.808 14.101.472 10,464.989(21)
Rum (listers) ...... .. 13.086 9.073 48965 18.873 8,129 8.020 19.872(22)
Sial ................. 62.259 2.464.029 7.916.107 11.426,453 16.821.334 21,156.636 26.077.017 5.287.791
Sugar, raw......... 4.637.247 18.250.128 30,333.891 31,516824 20.667,068 26,103.214 20.092.142 18,849.119(31)
Sugar, refined-...... -...-- 676.320 1.194,857 204,180 77 656 756 687.840(20)

Figures in parenthesis indicate that the commodity was shipped only for that number of years instead of 'a
the total number indicated by the heading to the column.










TABLE No. 19

QUANTITY AND VALUE OF. FIVE PRINCIPAL EXPORTS BY PORTS
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48 COMPARED WITH 1946-47


Cotton


Sisal


Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Stems Gourdes


A quin.......................................... .... ........................................ .............. ....................
Cap IHaitien........ ........................................ 2,269.490 5.445,780 .......... ...... 6,397,384
Cay s....................................................................... ..... 1,691.235 3.871,169 ................ ............... 74,139
Fort Liber ............ .............. ................ ......................... 14523,996
Gonave.......... ................... ......................... 2641,520 6.485.851 ................ ................
Jacmtl............................................. .............. .......... 3,497.368 8.161,588 .................
rm i........... ................................................................ 716,032 1570.687 ... ................ ..........
M irago ine ............................................................................. ................ ................ ................
O uanaminthe................................................ 170.778
Petit Go ve.................. .............. .......... ................... ... 1.084.000 2.650.848 ................
Port-au-Prince........................................ 9,546,753 23,004.097 3,289,856 9,304,487 2,220,969
Port-de-Pai........................ .......................................... 476.000 1.110,769 ................ ...
Saint Marc............................... ..........:...... 810,412 1,574,869 ...:......... ............. 2,689.751
Total 1947-48...... .............................. .......... 22.732,810 53,875.658 3,289.856 9,304.487 26,077,017
Total 1946-47........................... ............... 24.659,421 60.656.839 267,973 776.964 21,156,636
Increase 1947-48..................... ........... 3021,883 8,527,523 4,920.381
Decrease 1947-48................... ........ ........ .... 1,926,611 6.781.181 .............. .


S............ 5,961 16.370
9,500.530 68 65 596,437 2,961.613
82,532 ................ ............... 89.798 434,865
24.304.730 .............. ................ ............... ............
.............. ............ ............... 193.368 1,022.381
................ ......... .......... 110.322 469.658
................ ............. ................ 996,306 2.591.340
........ .. ................ 56.216 237.063
296.801 ............. .
2,589.003 20.092,830 11.076,647 124.130 427.108
............................ 513,580 2,276.898
3,791.188 ....... ................ 860,949 3,764.201

40.564,784 20,092.898 11,076.712 3.547.067 14,201.497
28.356,768 26,103,870 14,174,963 7,301.565 30,648.647
12.208,016 ......... ......
............ 6,010,972 3,098,251 3,754,498 16.447.150


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TABLE No. 20

PERCENTAGE OF VALUE OF EXPORTS BY COMMODITIES
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Average Average Average Average Average
Commodity 1916-17- 1926-27- 1936-37- 1941-42- 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1916-17-
1925-26 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46 1947-48


Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent
.Coffee.................................................. 72.21 71.81 46.07 40.54 33.43 38.51 34.89 58.37
Cotton....... ...................................... 9.94 12.25 12.53 5.18 7.65 0.49 6.03 8.69
Logwood.............................................. 5.67 2.40 0.82 0.26 0.59 0.19 ..... 2.70
Sugar................................................... 2.88 4.95 12.05 12.95 7.34 9.00 7.17 6.57
Cacao, crude................................... 2.67 1.42 1.96 1.69 1.09 2.46 4.12 2.15
Sisal.................................................... 0.07 2.28 10.14 14.13 12.92 18.00 26.27 6.45
Cottonseed cake.............................. 0.21 0.95 1.20 0.57 0.74 0.38 0.76 0.59
Molasses.............................. ... ........ 0.55 1.15 1.79 1.64 1.04 1.82 1.11
Goatskins......................................... 0.99 .0.94 1.37 0.93 0.68 0.93 1.11 0.97
Bananaas................................................. ............ 0.46 10.54 11.09 17.63 19.46 9.20 6.52
All other.......................................... 5.6 1.99 2.17 10.87 16.29 9.54 8.63 5.88

Total......................................... 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00













TABLE No- 21

QUANTITY AND VALUE OF EXPORTS BY COMMODITIES AND MONTHS 0
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48



Moath Coffee Cotton Sisal Sugar Bananas All other All Exports w



Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Kilos Gourdes Stems Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
October 1947........ ............. .................... 435,520 1.045,472 1,235,032 3,166,236 1.000,650 1,299116 .............. .............. 623.317 2.499.566 922,270 8,932.660
November ............................................. 1.109,738 2,806.995 230,402 288.002 2.589,039 4,230,043 .................... 468007 2,000373 2.82.964 12,178,377 >
December........... ................................ 3,252,438 8,067,894 87,706 266,830 2,233,726 3,392.184 ............ ............ 375.718 1,590,193 2,746.514 16,063,615
January 1948. ........................... ..................... 2,303,320 5,535,260 ....... ..... ........... 1643,924 2.564,682 ............................ 259.173 1,036,290 1,920,189 11.056,421
February................................. .. 2 2,711.720 6.495,146 119,899 359.697 2.206.229 3,395,629 ...................... 222.265 811.008 1.795.054 12.856,534
March....................... ................... 2,494.639 5.900.939 216.409 648.667 2,139,638 3,252.378 141 106 246.795 817.917 2.143,073 12.763080
April........-... --.... ............. .. 1.824.453 4.277,055 444.159 1.390.205 2.519.973 4,002,106 6,040.790 3.330.112 246.620 940,375 3,729.781 17,669.634
May............. .. ....................................... 1.986,249 4,529336 167.866 517,212 2824,932 4,341.439 7,049,066 3,885,944 195,654 762.785 3,889,841 17,926,557
June....... ............ .............................. 3.269,512 7.427,206 717,872 2.481,424 1.439,404 2,190.905 6.041,163 3.330,314 245.869 841,161 1,852.865 18.123.875 I
July................................................. ....... 1.700,478 3,901.822 22,438 67.314 3,054,226 4,953,928 186 132 134.878 585,817 1.907,888 11,416.901
August....................... ............................ 959.480 2,288.750 22,944 34.416 2,576.362 3.943.136 961,466 530,033 174.692 812.001 710,413 8,318,749 Z
September............ ................ 685,263 1.599,783 25,129 84,484 1,848.914 2.999.238 86 71 354.079 1,504,011 930,644 7.118.231
Total..................................................... 22.732,810 53,875.658 3,289.856 9,304,487 26.077,017 40,564,784 20,092,898 11.076,712 3.547,067 14.201,497 25.401,496 154,424,634









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TABLE No. 22

EXPENSES OF THE B.N.R.H. FISCAL DEPARTMENT (AND PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATIONS)
BY OBJECTS OF.,EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48

Repairs Acquisi-
Adminis- Customs and main- tion of Fixed Total
traction operation tenance* property charges


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Septem ber 1916............................................ ................ ................ ................ ................ ................ 89,850.15
1916-1917....................................................... ..... ......... ............ ................ ................ ................ 796,625.70
1917-1918...............................................:............ ........... .... ................ ................ ........ ................ 741,055.80 an
1918-1919............................................................. ................ ........... ................ ........ .......... ............... 700,035.60
1919-1920...................................................... 329.634.00 508.570.75 ................ 114,500.00 427,755.85 1,380,460.60 a
1920-21........................................................... 420,498.70 547.194.55 ......... ....... ....... 478,379.85 1.452.073.10 pr
1921-22............................................................... 404,251.70 605,773.60 ................ ................ 269,116.95 1,279.142.25 4a
1922-23......... ..................................... .... 503.997.40 600,627.10 ................ ............... 333,881.65 1,438,506.15
1923-24..................................................... 455.447.21 648,959.62 ............... 500,000.00 291,925.25 1,896,332.08 at
1924-25................................................................. 461,31.07 673,495.96 ................ 57,745.41 656,980.05 1,849,537.49 t
1925-26......... ............................................. 467.996 66 669.394.41 ................ 155,040.47 405,948.32 1,698,379.86 e
1926-27........................................................; 523,192.77 712,154.94 .......... 706,274.83 336,618.76 2,278,241.30
197-.28.......... .......................................... 514,017.30 684,563.61 .............. 235,593.04 450.820.93 1,884,994.88
1928-29.............................................................. 578,827.16 671.332.50 24,027.32 238,038.92 352.47650 1,864,702.40 e
1929-30............................................................ 0-640.263.91 637.588.57 27,567.10 115,479.47 308,390.75 1.729,289.80
1930-31................................... ......................... 583,723.66 582.541.63 9.703.22 11.544.62 255.627.84 1.443,140.97
1931-32..................................................... 597.2.5.19 496.013.59 20,544.75 1,284.14 133,363.10 1,158,457.77
1932-33............................................................... 511 340.28 519,438.88 24,319.02 17,770.70 312,662.24 1,415.531.12
1933-34............................................................. 557.56.73 523.893.01 15.288.16 16,450.36 304.331.82 1,417,528.08
1934-35................................................................. 597,777.34 534,129.65 21,216.57 13.037.48 243,149.59 1,409.310.63
1935-36............................................................... 588.807.95 507,537.91 15,977.73 7,513.69 289.433.66 1.409,270.94
1936-37........... .................................................... 55,198.88 506.301.07 45,899.70 15,019.43 287,428.73 1.410.847.81
1937-38................................................................ 551,284.56 483,753.96 8,897.51 4,435.71 203,885.46 1,252,257.20
1938-39................................................................ 535.819.80 466,283.12 9,509.01 7,755.90 235,341.24 1,254,709.07
1939-40................................................................. 521.173.21 451,254.44 7,574.66 2.432.13 ................ 982,434.44
1940-41............................................................ 524,348.50 423,047.06 10,145.88 4,632.25 47,540.46 1,009,714.15
1941-42................................................................. 440719.20 441,451.70 10,020.10 7.018.69 ................ 899,209.69
1942-43............................................................... 46.933.17 393,312.74 26,313.85 9,191.84 ................ 898,751.60
1943-44............................................................... 49.657.05 466,004.31 11,621.61 3,695.43 ................ 977,978.40
1944-45................................................................. 704,761.56 611,090.32 24,231.57 15,566.74 ......... 1,355,650.19
1945-46............. ............................................. 718,731.46 762,797.09 15,425.08 17.512.06 ............... 1,514,465.69
1946-47.................................................... 765,400.87 1.107.447.52 26,592.52 82,484.46 .......... 1981,925.37
1947-48........................................................ .. 787416.25 1.399758.01 29249.05 131.495.11 ......... 2347,918.42

Average 1919-20 to 1947-48.................... 543.253.56 608.127.97 .13,245.66 85,914.23 228,450.30 1,478,991.72

*Prior to 1928-29 repairs and maintenance expenses were charged to administration or customs operation.


TABLE No. 23

CLASSIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION EXPENDITURES OF THE B. N. R. H.
FISCAL DEPARTMENT-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48

Supplies Commu- Special
Month Salaries and and Transport- nication Rents and Mis- Total
wages materials nation service cellaneous


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
October...................................... 163.363.87 650.05 9,514.09 643.80 .......... 2,880.28 177,052.09
November................................... 154,293.12 9,556.91 7.345.34 1,464.40 .. 58653 173,246.30
December..................................... 165,848.76 11,757.42 21.373.44 66240 .............. 2,099.46 201.741.48
January...................................... 149.664.10 10,698.41 8,749.97 1.649.15 6,063.42 176,825.05
February..................................... 148.142.14 11.484.10 9,434.45 665.30 4,706.07 174.432.06
March........................................ 147.655.82 9,644.56 8,634.81 729.55 455.97 167,120.71
April........................................... 155,915.27 14.427.67 9,807.41 2.490.10 5.425.22 188,065 67
May............................................ 145,671.42 13.105.54 8.874.74 643.25 ............ 2738.57 171,033.52
June...................................... 154.315.67 11.685.69 7.466.40 634.55 ................ 3248.30 177.350.61
July............................... ... 156.520.07 23,705.87 9,462.52 2,509.75 .. 955.33* 191,242.88
August ................................... 156,108.52 10,748.79 8,933.94 .1.410.40 ..... 1.891.43 175,310.2
September.................................. 153.774.05 48.879.98 9.675.77 1.893.40 ........... 407.03* 213.816.17
Total. .................. ..... 1.851.272.81 176,344.99 119,272.88 15396.05 ................ 24.950.03 2.187.236.76
Percentage....................................... 84.64 8.06 5.46 .70 ................ 1.14 100.00

*Credit








REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES


TABLE No. 24

CLASSIFICATION OF TOTAL EXPENDITURES OF THE B. N. R. H. FISCAL DEPARTMENT
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


No mber................................................
Jan mary ....... ......... .....................................
ecember......................... ........... ...........
JMnarch................................................................................
February.................................................................
Mach... ........................................................... ..
MApril............... ...................... ..
ly .............................. ............................. .......

Sotemer.............. ...
gust........ ...................................... ........
September.......................................................................
T otal..............................................................................
Percentage ........................................................................,


Administration Repairs and Acquisitioa
and operation maintenance of property Total


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
177,052.09 11,982.71 1,000.00 190,034.80
173.246.30 1,390.91 .............. 174,637.21
201,741.48 5,165.55* 7.384.20 203.960.18
176,825.05 1,322.11 19.093.75 197,240.91
174.432.06 2,481.95 6,422.02 183.336.03
167.120.71 1.031.70 18,426.41 186,578.82
188,065.67 936.40 8,601.93 197,604.00
171,033.52 2,326.90 7,179.95 180.540.37
177,350.61 3,117.70 8.153.79 188.622.10
191,242.88 3,741.05 22,594.97 217.678.90
175,310.22 2,934.93 10,500.13 188.745.28
213,816.17 3.148.24 22,075.46 239,039.87
2.187,236.76 29.249.05 131,432.61 2.347,918.42.
93.16 1.24 5.60 100.00


*Credit














TABLE No. 25

COST OF CUSTOMS OPERATIONS BY PORTS AND COST OF ADMINISTRATION, REPAIRS
AND MAINTENANCE, ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY AND FIXED CHARGES
FISCAL YEARS 1919-20 TO 1947-48



Average Average Average Average Average Average

II 1 3 -










REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES


TABLE No. 26

OPERATING ALLOWANCE OF INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
FISCAL YEARS'1923-24 TO 1947-48


Fifteen per
cent of Fifteen per
internal cent of
revenue communal
receipts receipts


Gourdes Gourdes
August and Sept. 1924...... 110,195.90 ................
1924-25........ ..... 613,488.92 ................
1925-26.................. 623,607.59 ...............
1926-27...................... 622.993.20 ................
1927-28.................. .... 636,243.02 ................
1928-29................................. 905,289.72 ................
1929-30..... .............. 993,024.61 ................
1930-31.................. .... 774,062.00 ................
1931-32... ................ 548,436.94 .............
1932-33........... ... 708,615.48 145,673.09
1933-34......................... 743,926.66 270.847.67
1934-35.................. .... 677,925.65 267.363.62
1935-36.................... ...... 704.313.96 266.930.55
1936-37............. ...... ...... 744,700.95 277,506.14
1937-38.......................... 748.618.09 236.517.43
1938-39........... ....... 753,302.94 237,598.50
1939-40 ................... .... 786,893.09 216,695.84.
1940-41.......... ........... 731,838.90 222,959.99
1941-42................... ....... 800,612.41 369,274.34
1942-43............................... 1,300,142.90 427.306.60
1943-44......................................... 1573,308.32 444,620.29
1944-45................................. 1,054.952.80 450,574.54
1945-46................................ 1.087.848.23 436,407.01
1946-47..................... 1,193.306.09 495,086.77
1947-48....................................... 1790,746.08 522,805.60


Total
Other. operating
accruals allowance Expenses Surplus


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
............... 110,195.90 75,254.27
................ 613,488.92 350,274.56
............. 623,607.59 304.198.75
............... 622,993.20 306,308.68
................ 636,243.02 462,010.33
905,289.72 799,076.94
................ 993,024.61 993,017.74
................ 774.062.00 770,681.47
548,436.94 544,949.58
5,607.59 859,896.16 859,895.34
1.564.42 1,016,338.75 1,016,338.75
............... 945,289.27 945,289.27
............. 971,244.51 971,2221
................ 1022,207.09 1.022,117.42
- 4,206.35 989.341.87 968,371.16
6,899.53 997,800.97 997,800.97
6,503.71 1,010,092.64 1,003,672.58
6.125.79 960,924.68 937,532.39
7,351.84 1,177.238.59 1.023.950.20
65,155.50 1.792,505.00 1.353.269.03
94.254,63 2,112.183.24 1,651,661.41
100,825.66 1,606.353.00 1.511,881.50
124,226.74 1,648,481.98 1.429.966,25
129,997.84 1,818.390.70 1.728,251.67
120,566.25 2.434.117.93 2.225,469.29


Gourdes
34,941.63
263.214.36
319,408.83
316,684.52
174.232.69
106,212.78
6.87
3.380.53
3,487.36
.82

23.30
89.67
20,970.71

6.420.06
23.392.29
153,288.39
439,335.97
460.521.83
94,471.50
218,515.73
90,139.03
208.648.64


Effective October 1, 1944 the allowance was reduced from 15% to 10%.
During the fiscal year 1947-48 an excise tax on sugar was created but, under the law, the Internal Revenue
Service is not credited with 10% of such receipts.





72 BANQUET NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI




TABLE No 27

REVENUE OF HAITI BY SOURCE*-FISCAL YEARS 180-80 TO 197-48


Customs Receipts


Imports Exports Miscellaneous Total


1889-90..
1890-91..
1891-92..
1892-93..,
1893-94...
1894-95...
1895-96...
1896-97...
1897-98...
1898-99...
1899-00...
1900-01...
1901-02...
1902-03...
1903-04...
1904-05...
1905-06...
1906-07...
1907-08....
1908-09....
1909-10...
1910-11....
1911-12..,.
1912-13....
1913-14....
1914-15...
1915-16....
1916-17...
1917-18....
1918-19....
1919-20....
1920-21...
1921-22....
1922-23....
1923-24....
1924-25....
1925-26....
1926-27....
1927-28....
1928-29....
19q9q-0n


Gourdes




















. 13,652,334.70
. 15.176,348.80
. 10,637.856.40
. 8.668,408.45
. 12.970,092.55
9,736,057.28
. 7,784.253.80
. 12.264,105.80
18,898,013.74
. 9,816.687.88
S13,247.038.18
. 16,815,500.17
. 19,415.707.84
. 23,452,328.71
26,169,088.58
. 23,572.181.41
30,935,585.10
25.293.700.63
18.813,703.58
.16.677,081.40
15,279.209.85
17,642.933.59
19,394,235.80
17,764.303.92
17.470,978.61
20,659,893.06
17.607.360.82
20.766,477.70
18.291,270.51
18.355,239.97
15,712,472.03
16.127,961.62
24,504,201.39
22.656.899.51
25,070,225.86
38.564.194.94
42,551,646.41


Gourdes




















19,814,908.75
10.280,211.40
13,413.711.10
6,441,318.45
9,201,376.30
8,473,752.35
7.331,366.55
16.503,370.20
13,143,137.45
8,184,194.70
10.077.988.15
12.312.916.60
9,984,701.92
10,617,525.63
12,660.447.87
10.015,913.41
14,040,033.56
9.841,455.54
11,952.580.99
8 821.209.96
7.757.230.28
13,226.893.15
10,888.737.01
6,387.351.37
11,327.788.71
8.020.007.37
4.907.527.06
4.789,876.20
2,861,940.36
3.067.543.58
3,634,259.70
6.137.093.69
6,423,125.74
7,655,865.15
7,448,820.45
13.310,978.54
14.776,438.97


Gourdes























262,538.80

5,897.52
13.665.10
13.611.90
31,877.91
29.982.42
41,543.37
64.169.58
550,497.38
1.680.164.00
1,765,295.29
73,781.41
106.474.14
112,493.83
72,790.18
64,492.62
50,147.22
396,396.84
150,209.84
163,303.34
144.598.23
62.972.39
79,424.49
75,270.23
74.076.55
43.654.79
47,787.08
50,460.35
51,555.66
239,836.60
279.956.06
549,792.24
827.244,30


Gourdes




















33,467.243.45
25,456.560.20
24.051,567.50
15,372,265.70
22,171.468.85
18.215,707.15
15,129,285.45
28,781,087.90
32.073,029.10
18,030,865.00
23,366.569.70
29,192.586.35
29,950,907.14
35,750.018.34
40,594,.831.74
33,661.876.23
45,082,092.80
35.247.650.00
30,839,074.75
25.562,783.98
23.086,587.35
31,266,223.58
30,433,182.65
24,314,958.63
28,943.365.55
28,742,872.82
22.594.312.37
25,631,624.12
21.227,287.42
21.466.438.34
19.394.518.81
22,315,515.66
30,978,882.79
30,552,601.26
32,799,002.37
52,424,965.72
58,155.329.68


Receipts
Internal Miscellaneous from
Revenue Receipts Communest


Gourde,




















912,014 55
670,522.20
706,709.70
353.533.40
543,610.05
717,005.60
911,203.40
1.159.974.00
1,886,174.99
1,897,171.70
1.580,246 77
2.699,443.24
2.795.870.53
-4.089,926.19
4.155,170.28
4,153,287.97
4,241.620.14
6,035,264.80
6,620,164.04
5,160.413.33
3.930,906.29
4,991,322.16
5,048,902.18
4,519.504.32
4.695.426.40
4,964,672.98
4,990.787.28 '
5,022.019.59
5,245.953.95
4.878,926.03
5,337,416.04
8,667.619.33
10.488,722.10
10.549,527.99
10.878,482.34
11,933.060.90
18,105,598.07


Gourdes

























1,971.95
7.901.90
14,871.55
38,246.70
18.059.00
17.979.25
58,071,65
155,543.66
647,722.47
614,646.08
1,046,370.59
1.097.303.55
1,238.613.60
1,188,924.60
1.023,385.07
1,006.248.46
902.079.84
999,232.78
989,814.39
692.641.83
463,619.25
287,871.79
254,.342.07
183.473.34
391,558.47
498,046.61
1,318.644.99
458.139 57
337.339.43
443,335.03
413.302.10
1,983,545.99


Gourdes




















...............


















145,673.09
270,847.67
267.363.62
266,930.55
277,506.14
236,517.43
237,598.50
216,695.84
222,959.99
369,274.34
427,306.60
444.620.29
450,574.54
436,407.01
495,086.77
522,805.60


*Fluctuations in the value of the gourde prior to its stabilization May 2, 1919 have been' calculated and are reflected in statistics of revenue before 1919-20.
tAmounts represent payments by various communes to defray cost of services rendered by the Internal Revenue Service in the collection of communal revenue.


Total


Gourdes
31.533.254.85
40.868,026.30
34.799,016.95
34,880,361.45
33.853,640.75
34.917,258.60
28,047.666.65
30.665,202.15
23,753,709.25
19,467,977.35
24.416,719.00
21,986,480.60
18,834,716.35
17,517,062.85
20,087,928.90
13,741,365.95
16,695.679.00
11.977,500.00
10.524,189.40
15,044.393.45
23,014.530.50
20.520,595.90
34,379,258.00
26,127.082.40
24.758,277.20
15.725,799.10
22.715,078.90
18,934,684.70
16,048.390.75
29.955.933.45
33.997,450.79
19.916,095.70
24.964,795.72
31,950,101.24
32.902.321.33
40.487.667.00
45,364,648.10
38.861.534.79
50,421.016.49
42.521.528.40
38,648,163.39
31,746.582.38
28,023,742.10
37.305.298.67
36.752.165.28
30,091,640.96
34,598,364.33
34.448,671.19
28.109,488.87
31.145.584.29
26,873,410.55
26,929,882.83
25,599,255.80
32,729.086.58
42.370.364.75
41,890.043.22
44,557.226.75
65.266.415.49
78,767.279.34









REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES


TABLE No. 28

RELATION BETWEEN IMPORT AND EXPORT VALUES AND CUSTOMS RECEIPTS
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Imports


Exports


Year


Gourdes
1916-17..................0........ 43,030,438.00
1917-18........................... 50,903,468.00
1918-19.. ..................... 85,588,041.00
1919-20................................ 136.992,055.00
1920-21........................... 59,786,029.00
1921-22................................. 61,751,355.00
1922-23....................... ... 70.789,815.00
1923-24....................:......... 73,480,640.00
1924.25......................... 101,187,825.00
1925-26. ......................... 94.257,030.00
1926-27.......................... 78.756.600.00
1927-28..................... ..... 101,241,283.00
1928-29....... ................ 86,189,612.00
1929-30............ .......... 64,208,132.00
1930-31........................... 47.881,591.00
1931-32..................... ......... 37.305,551.00
1932-33.................... ..... 38,333,943.00
1933-34............................. 45,685,208.00
1934-35................... ..... 41.161,621.00
1935-36...................... 37,920,626.00
1936-37.......... .............. 46,075.660.00
1937-38............................... 37,973,889.00
1938-39......................... 40,903.683.00
1939-40................ ........ 39,700,574.00
1940-41 .................... 37155,548.00
1941-4...... ..........._... 42,285,166.00
19243......................._... 49,202.511.00
1943-44 .................._......... 80.155.339.00
1944-45-................. 65,769.704.00
1945-46 .. _......... 79,607,734.00
1946-47...........-.. .... 136,152.008.00
1947.48........ ....... 161,042,717.00

Average............. 67,889,856.09


Duty Per cent


Gourdes
9,741,954.80 22.64
7.797.918.90 15.32
12.277,717.70 14.35
18,929,891.65 13.82
9,846,670.30 16.47
13.288,581.55 21.52
16,879,669.75 23.84
19.966,205,22 27.17
25,132,492.71 24.84.
27,808,486.25 29.50
23,572,181.41 29.93
30.935,585.10 30.56
25,293,700.63 29.35
18,813,703.58 29.30
16,677,081.40 34.83
15,279,209.85 40.96
17,642,933.59 46.02
19.394,235.80 42.45
17.764,303.92 43.16
17,470,978.61 46.07
20.659,893.06 44.84
17,607,360.82 46.37
20.766,477.70 50.77
18,291,270.51 46.07
18,355,239.97 49.40
15,712,472.03 37.16
16,127,961.62 32.78
24,504,201.39 30.57
22,656,899.51 34.45
25,070,225.86 31.49
38,564,194.94 28.32
42,551,646.41 26.42
20.168.167.04 29.71


Value


Duty Per cent


Gourdes Gourdes
44.664,428.00 .8,473,752.35 18.97
38,717,650.00 7,331,366.55 18.93
123,811,096.00 16.503.370.20 13.33
108,104.639.00 13,143,137.45 12.16
32.952.045.00 8,184,194.70 24.84
53,561,050.00 10,077,988.15 18.82
72,955,060.00 12.312,916.60 16.88
70,881,610.00 9,984,701.92 14.09
97,018.810.00 10,617,525.63 10.95
101,241,025.00 12,660,447.87 12,51
76,495,442.00 10.015,913.41 13.09
113.336.230.00 14,040,033.56 12.39
83.619.167.00 9,841,455.54 11.77
70,722,835.00 11,952,580.99 16.90
44,817,093.00 8,821,209.96 19.68
36,106,394.00 7,757,230,28 21.48
46.650.366.00 13,226,893.15 28.35
51,546,191.00 10,886,737.01 21.12
35,629,205.00 6.387,351.37 17.93
47,238.594.00 11,327,788.71 23.98
44,854.450.00 8.020,007.37 17.88
34.731,952.00 4.907,527.06 14.13
36,338,175.00 4,789,876.20 13.18
26,995,200.00 2,861,940.36 10.60
33,286.537.00 3,067,543.50 9.22
42.886,390.00 3,634.259.70 8.47
53,072,781.00 6.137,093.69 11.56
80,541,632.00 6,423,125.74 7.97
85,561,674.00 7,655.865.15 8.95
114.116,814.00 7,448,820.45 6.53
157,492.052.00 13.310,978.54 8015
154,424.634.00 14,776,438.97 9.57
69,199,100.62 9,270.566.28' 13.40


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TABLE No. 29


CUSTOMS RECEIPTS BY MONTHS-FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48


Average Average Average Average Average Average
1916-17- 1921-22- 1926-27- 1931-32-- 1936-37- 1941-42-
1920-21 1925-26 1930-31 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46


O0
m


Average >
1946-47 1947-48 1916-17- -
1947-48 0

t-.


October ......................... ...............
November............................................
December .......................... ...................
January........................
February .............................. ..... ........
March....................................................
April ............. ................................. .....
May........................................................ .
June ...................................... ..............
July............ .............. ....
August...... .................. ..................
September........................................

' Total..................... ......- ............. 2


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes

1,518,926.08 3,037,492.87 3,581,645.03 2,263,540.38 2,154,844.43 2,014,246.28 2,037,494.53 4,850,865.87 2,491.932.37 >
1,813.232.97 3.538,557.92 3,640.584.26 2.668,720.30 2,028,999.54 1,775,004.34 2,025,374.97 4,235.412.49 2.612,071.38
2,195,593.43 3.854.936.07 3,978.378.85 3.058.401.75 2,409,683.19 2,537,220.99 3.800,280.69 4,799,506.13 3.086,589.32
2.308,150.90 3.214.619.05 3,260,117.61 ,2,925.324.89 2,275.316.31 2,315.818.82 5.076,250.31 5,735.395.50 2.884.636.99
2.078,966.06 2,870,412.10 3,065.129.42 2,574.302.25 2.101,425.25 2.638,604.57 5,597.590.08 4,768,716.87 2,719,078.29 U
2.077,327.60 2,968,218.94 3.115.907.59 2.669,241.75 2,506,959.40 2.534,486.94 5.965,383.50 4.081,467.01 2.793.986.30 C
2,109,606.72 2.429,607.04 2.719,864.31 2,290.210.98 1.987,190.23 2,256.816.67 3,914,403.22 6,031;469.95 2.466.011.04
1,763,034.48 2.140,627.99 2,352.792.63 2,147.579.02 1,696.014.73 2.426,684.94 4.874,108.39 4.920,551.07 2.263.385.26 m
1,942.219.96 1.871.308.14 2,099.810.76 1,929.234.84 1,608,257.23 2,145,779.79 5,801,864.26 5.912,302.26 2.178,038.13
1,444.162.30 1,743.104.07 1.995.807.74 1,709,328.70 1.596.433.62 2,317,150.05 4,380.867.61 5.408,451.22 1,994.351.60
1,610.259.38 1,806,235.06 2.026.728.88 1,625,165.56 1,755.025.51 2,093,161.78 4,021,335.72 4.019,830.10 1,957,001.45 >
1.569,050.83 2.295,863.38 2.241,928.45 1,747.813.13 1.812,357.57 2,153,128.95 4,930,012.44 3,391,361.21 2,106,940.16


2.430.530.71 31,770.982.63 34,078,695.53 27,608.863.55 23,932,507.01 27,208,104.12


52,424.965.7


2 58,155,329.68 29.554,022.29


Month


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TABLE No. 30

CUSTOMS RECEIPTS BY PORTS-FISCAL YEARS 1Z16-17 TO 1 i7-43


Average Aver Avra Avera Avge Average Average Average
Port 1916-17- 1921-22- 1926-27- 1931-32- 1936-37- 1941-42-
1920-21 1925-26 1930-31 1935-36 1940-41 1945-46


Gourdes
Aquin. .....-...........-. ..... ...... 124,805.62
Belladir.............. ......................... 1.968.07
Cap-Hitirn................. ................ 3.179,095.90
Cayes.......................-..... 1,910.474.91
Fort-Libertt............... .......... 62.108.75
Glore.......................... .............. 200.69
GonaT.ires........... ..... ....... 1.372.393.15
Jacml ................. ............ 2,080,404.16
Jiremie......................... ....... 925,743.72
Mign..................................... 275.744.34
Ounaminthe...-.......-...........s.. 10.260.12
SPetit-Golve.....--......... ........ 1.221.660.24
Pot-a-Prit.. ....... ........9.540.425.28
Port-de.Paix ................ 925,723.20
Saint-Mar ... .......... ....... 799.520.56

Tot.sl- .-----....-----. 22.430.530.71


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdte Gourdes
222,392.84 48.101.76 35,294.54 9,212.51
653.80 15,523.58 4,317.65 7,408.67
3.646,227.42 3.772,496.23 2.794,951.54 1.850.242.99
3.205.206.20 2,831.204.28 2,087,532.90 1,519,489.57
14,532.22 31,758.92 89,933.26 165,820.63
915.20 3,924.80 850.34 2.392.49
1.762,959.97 1.881.243.34 1.727,554.12 1.055.024.73
2.858,299.20 2.913.268.62 1,905.468.36 872.18S.99
1,119.908.59 1.629.021.62 1,020,826.85 464,412.58
559.994.05 761.356.17 332,566.57 209,535.43
7,336.32 18,548.67 7,103.21 2.536,85
2.160.650.50 1.944.332.23 1,040,246.97 513.155.90
13.823.939.2S 15,867,028.34 14,880.224.92 16.139.363.83
1.252.298.94 1,267.389.89 782.419.42 487,443.86
1,135,668.10 1,093,497.08 899.572.90 634.277.98
31,770.982.63 24,078.695.53 27,608,863.55 23.93.507.01


Gourdes
251.07
5,143.49
1,564,559.89
707,126.97
212,527.33
318.38
616,100.10
603.973.72
360,153.71
23,080.18
4,745.54
225,428.40
22.351,784.96
251,247.30
281,663.08
27.208.104.12


1946-47




Gourdes
10.202.70
390.03
,3.266,500.15
1.418.577.53
310,092.50
1.566,809.19
1,079.602.84
1.553.436.20
175.309.72
73.78
318.143.44
40.614,794.27
1.009,863.12
1.101,170.25
52.424.965.72


0

0
A9.rage I
1947-48 1916-17-
1947-48



Gourdes Gourdes ,
4,803.80 69,228.07 0
97.16 5,486.36
4.388.590.53, 2,865,405.02 t
1.684,772.03 2,012.766.36
452.065.95 113.923.87
190.44 1.350.00
2,049.942.97 1.427.910.60
1.716,802.09 1.842.638.13
1.462.530.62 956,759.44
84,249.51 345,966.97
3.399.61 8,003.97
506.368.01 1.135.996.33
43.781.993.05 17.106.581.89
822,169.57 833,270.18
1.197.354.34 828.735.10
58,155,329.68 29.554.022.29


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TABLE No. 31

CUSTOMS RECEIPTS BY SOURCES AND PORTS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Port


Imports Exports Miscellaneous Total


Aquin.................... ............................. .............. 697.98
Belladre.............................. 47.16
Cap-Haitien........... ...... ..................................... .. 2,872,815.23
Cayes... ........ ....... ........................... ......... ..... 886,517.70
Port-Liberti......................... ....................... ................ 230,014.92
Glore ............................... ................................. 190.44
Gonaives...................................................................................... '839,931.22
Jacm el.......... ... ....................................................................... 183,.676.38
J r m ie.................................................................................... .. 540,067.02
Miragolne........................................ 46.560.20
Ouanaminthe ...... ................... ...................... 3.389.94
Petit-Golve........... ..... ................ 37,325.50
Port-au-Prince................................................................ .... 36,463,650.01
Port-de-Paix............................................................... .......... 238,711.97
Saint-Mars..................................................................... 208,050.74

Total................... ............................... .......... ............. 42,551,646.41


3,866.46

1.507,251.75
795,841.36
208,940.33

1,207,151.23
1,530,207.68
911,704.58
36,460.53
9.67
468,519.66
6,541,819.91
576,335.41
988.330.40
14.776.438.97


239.36
50.00
8,523.55
2,412.97
13,110.70

2,860.52
2.018.03
10,759.02
1,228.78
................
52285
776.523.13
7,122.19
973.20
827.244.30


4.803.80
97.16
4.388,590.53
1.684,772.03
452,065.95
190.44
2.049.942.97
1,716.802.09
1,462,530.62
84,249.51
3,399.61
506,368.01
43,781,993.05
822.169.57
1,197,354.34
58.155.329.68


TABLE No. 32

CUSTOMS RECEIPTS BY SOURCES AND MONTHS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48



Month Imports Exports Miscellaneous Total



October............................................................ .. ..................... 4,141.567.01 647,673.64 61.625.22 4,850,865.87
Novemb r............................................................................ 3.481,218.07 675,933.53 78.260.89 4,235,412.49
December.......................... ........ ......................... 3,573,186.61 1.155,623.42 70.696.10 4,799,506 13
January ......................................... ........... ........... ..... 4.627,166.31 1.045,881.78 62.347.41 5,735.395.50
February .............................................................. ............. .... 3,411,47629 1,288,703.27 68.537.31 4,768,716.87
March............... ..... ...... .............. .............. .. 2,882,543.21 1,136,405.85 62,517.95 4,081,467.01
April.... ..................................... ................. ......... 3,628.769.99 2.330.328.65 72,371.31 6.031,469.95
May......................................................................... 2.779,895.11 2,090.929.77 49,726.19 4.920.551.07
June................................ .................. 3,673.698.80 2,155,891.05 82.712.41 5,912.302.26
July................................. ............. ........... ... ............ 4.347,650.41 984,844.03 75.956.78 5,408,451.22
-August-................................ ....... ..... ....... 3.248,174.93 691.566.53 80.088.64 4,019,830.10
September................................. ........... ....... 2,756.299.67 572,657.45 62,404.09 3,391,361.21

Total................................................... .......... 42,551.646.41 14,776,438.97 827,244.30 58,155.329.68







REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 77

TABLE No. 38

DISTRIBUTION OF CUSTOMS RECEIPTS-FISCAL YEARS t946-17 rO 1917.48

Receipts Receipts Miscellaneous Total
Year from from cuttoml
imports exports receipts


Per cent Per cent Per cent Per cent
1916-17....................................... .. ................................... 53.45 46.52 .03 100.00
1917-18......................................................................................... 51.45 48.46 .09 100.00
1918-19......................................... ............. ............................. 42.61 57.34 .05 100.00
1919-20 ......................................................................................... 58.92 40.98 .10 100.00
1920-21 .. ...................................................... ....................... 54.44 45.39 .17 100.00
1921-22.................................. .............. 56.69 43.13 .18 100.00
1922-23........ .................................................................. 57.60 42.18 .22 100.00
1923-24.................................. 64.83 33.34 1.83 100.00
1924-25............. ... ............................................................ 65.60 29.70 4.70 100.00
1925-26................................. ..... ... ................. 64.46 31.19 4.35 100.00
1926-27....................................... ...................................... 70.03 29.75 .22 100.00
1927-28......................................................................................... 68.62 31.14 .24 100.00
1928-29 ................................................................... 71.76 27.92 .32 100.00
1929-30......................................................................................... 61.01 38.75 .24 100.00
1930-31 ................................. 65.24 34.51 .25 100.00
1931-32......................... ................................................. 66.18 33.60 .22 10000
1932-33........................... ................. 56.43 .42.30 1.27 100.00
1933-34............................. ..... ... 63.73 35.78 .49 100.00
1934-35........................................................................................ 73.06 26.27 .67 10000
1935-36....................................... 60.36 9.14 .0 10000
1936-37...... .. ............. ......................... 71.88 27.90 .22 100.00
1937-38................ .............. ........... 77.93 21.72 .35 100.00
1938-39....... ..................... 81.02 18.69 .29 100.00
1939-40.......... ........... ....................... .. 86.17 13.48 .35 100.00
1940-41.......... ............ .......... 85.51 14.29 .20 100.00
1941-42 ......................... ...................... 8101 18.74 .25 10000
1942-43 .................................................. 72.27 27.50 .23 100.00
1943-44 .............. ................................. 79.10 20.73 .17 100.00
1944-45 ........................................ 74.16 25.06 .78 100.00
1945-46.............. ................................... 76.44 22.71 .85 100.00
194647... ....... ............................. ................. ... ............. 73.56 25.39 1.05 100.00
194748................... ...................... 73.17 25.41 1.42 100.00
Average ............................................................................. 6801 31.19 .80 100 00





TABLE No. 34

MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS BY SOURCES AND MONTHS
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48

Return on
Month investments Miscellaneous Total


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
October ....3 344 55 25.65 3,318 90
Oember ............................ ..................... I.......... ................... 84.94104 84,941.04
Janumbary........... ................. 32.702.20 55.735.78 88.437.98
.................. ...........29256.15 672.665.13 968.92128
bru ........... 12.252.25 1.401.22 13.653.47
March .................................... 2.422.50 2,946.90 5.369.40
aprl ............................. 5046.00 348.75 6.394.75
............................. .......... 1.00560 85.00 12 .6
Jul........................ ...24,047.80 627.05 24.674.85
A 1.972.80 344.700 00 346 672 80
~; ,......... .. ..... ... .............................1.848.2
Total.................... ......................................... ...... ....... 652,544.45 1.331,001.54 1,983.545 99

*Debit







BANQUE NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI


Table No. 35

TOTAL RECEIPTS OF HAITIAN GOVERNMENT BY SOURCES, MONTHS AND PORTS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


October November December January February March April Mai June July August September Total


Customs Receipts: Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Aquin.......................................................... ...... 742.63 1,377.03 934.71 994.04 300.94 48.55 27.82 12.38 117.16 57.00 19.87 171.67 4,803.80
Bellad re..................................... ........................ .60 4.86 ................ ................ 4.50 13.20 .30 50.60 .60 21.00 ................ 1.50 97.16
Cap-Haitien........................... ................... 332,048.79 358.086.02 460,465.62 362,283.12 342,415.16 304,169.87 337,362.99 212,061.82 478,988.17 473,737.71 388,178.88 338,792.38 4.388.590.53
Cayes................................................................. 112.006.38 88,868.13 163,539.42 96.252.94 148,797.59 182,703.41 66,558.16 145,092.00 256,574.58 143,479.76 184,417.33 96,482.33 1,684,772.03
Fort-Libertl............................................................ 16,324.56 50,532.91 40,056.18 39,008 66 27,572.74 33,521.19 32,586.67 33,192.95 41,563.91 54,222.97 54,956.16 28,527.05 452.065.95
G lore............... ................................................. ..... 186.00 ................ ............... ................ .............. ................ ............... ............... ................ 4.44 ................................ 190.44
Gonalves................................................................... 75.911.96 123,136.91 182,166.80 243,737.54 200,411.72 161,654.51 301,755.78 95.986.63 237,121.16 249,552.88 88,782.46 89,724.62 2.049.942.97
Jacmel......................................................... ..... 28,294.66 65,137.47 239.889.30 155,549.16 177,647.26 189,694.36 192,987.26 147,196.03 199,941.58 138.257.53 135,633.27 46.574.21 1,716.802.09
Jirimie................................................................ 189,852.94 126,174.07 103,631.31 145,166.37 88,150.87 110,234.52 98.269.74 75,287.75 212.364.46 108.972.46 96,518.23 107,907.90 1,462,530.62
Miragoane.......... ................ .. .. ......... 8.17862 6,496.40 9,529.44 6.997.97 2,789.17 10.545.33 2,507.40 2.684.57 1.554.81 13,278.74 18,642.37 1,044.69 84,249.51
Ouanaminthe...................................................... 36.32 26.88 2,510.61 .............. 33.48 14.28 37.92 ................ 336.79 .............. 2.94 400.39 3.399.61
Petit-Golve......................................................... 10,696.99 17,535.36 46,159.72 33,480.65 88.214.57 67,258,12 16,396,33 59,424.19 78,178.07 23,605.46 54,026.25 11,392.30 506,368.01
Port-au-Prince....... ......................................... 3,887,443.05 3,254,162.17 3,315,428.90 4,576,642.04 3.503.261.95 2,811.890.90 4,802.111.54 3,960,842.31 4,315,99028 4,051,900.33 2,823,160.79 2,479,158.79 43,781993.05
Port-de-Pai .......................................... 64,210.68 70,033.81 104,863.45 27,390.61 90,01282 58,846.53 49,547.28 66,569.45 31.944.59 75,715.61 71,536.28 111.498.46 822,169.57
Saint-Marc.................................... ........... 124,931.69 73,840.47 130,330.67 47,892.40 99.104.10 150,872.24 131,320.76 122,150.39 57,626.10 75,645.33 103,955.27 79.684.92 1,197,354.34

Total customs receipts.......................... 4,850,865.87 4,235,412.49 4,799,506.13 5,735,395.50 4,768,716.87 4,081,467.01 6,031,469.95 4,920,551.07 5,912.302.26 5,408,451.22 4,019,830.10 3,391.361.21 58,155,329.68
Internal revenue receipts:
Administration Port-au-Prince......................... 2.222,139.97 807,930.02 876,967.24 652,822.77 692.564.33 673,625.75 1.389,957.74 555.493.78 791,409.46 1,068.077.29 526,670.01 955,569.71 11,213.228.07
Aquin...................................................................... 3483.28 6,011.80 2,760.10 3,423.15 2,738.33 2.667.42 2.912.05 2,075.95 2,486.20 2,768.65 1,806.65 2.059.40 35,192.98
Cap-Haitien.................... ......... .... ... 64,11422 94,806.95 52,754.10 42,613.05 41,675.74 50,000.28 77,276.14 48,284.93 330,857.24 33,551.98 17,931.48 139,746.88 993,612.99
Cayes............................................................. 33,228.86 46,909.81 78,790.24 27,976.21 28,902.44 22,177.33 36,898.74 33.993.78 17,900.96 16,776.73 18.289.75 22.868.84 384,713.69
Fort-Liberti......................................................... 3,960.91 33.281.79 12,900.08 15,677.58 16,184.08 11.610.50 25,838.36 1,545.010.87 4,056.05 103,429.43 2,242,684.36 4,397.23 4,019,031.24
Gonaves.......................................... ................ 27,942.57 32.513.36 18,072.90 16,577.05 15,23652 17.171,54 38,781.79 15,341.77 9.786.21 10,475.85 7.087.47 57,888.86 266,875.89
Jacmel................................................................. 43,484.00 43,474.23 30,045.34 11,338.65 21,202.84 27.253.15 71,599.56 16,732.86 9.536.72 10,845.17 9,609.62 41,173.18 336,295.32
Jirimie ........................................... ....... 26,134.47 53,907.17 22,214.19 16.659.76 14.291.02 15,588.25 38.149.80 17,102.73 10,832.40 10,512.82 10.697.05 14,871.76 250,961.42
Miragone........................................................ 7,055.81 22,097.19 7.517.52 5.968.38 6.923.80 7,795.49 10,521.54 4,990.10 3920.40 3,442.10 3,222.40 4,889.25 88.343.98
Petit-Goe................................................ 18,505.05 17,082.10 8,540.68 8,129.07 5.291.43 7.122.78 11,145.33 6.200.72 4.136.54 3,079.25 3.924.15 4,304.43 97.461.53
Port-de-Paix......................... ....................... 21.973.70 19,709.54 8,586.27 11.350.13 6,056.07 11,259.79 29.144.04 8.455.25 5,850.12 6,871.18 4,453.75 6.567.19 140,277.03
Saint-Marc....................................... ...... 22,626.31 41.666.22 19,305.06 19,866.69- 22,667.92 30,032.31 51,240.27 18,980.71 12.271.52 10,963.23 8,414.51 21,569.18 279,603.93
Total internal revenue receipts................... 2,494,649.15 1.219,390.18 1.138,453.72 832.402.49 873.734.52 876,304.59 1,783.465.36 2,272,663.45 1,203043.82 1280,793.68 2,854,791.20 1,275,905.91 18105598.07

Receipts from Communes.......................... .......
Administration Port-an-Prince ........................ 10,444.44 24,612.56 30750.10 50,451.21 27.592.61 17,047.26 14,902.25 14,252.19 12,038.77 12,748.37 15,99916. 18,308,20 249147.12
Aquin................................................................. 75.14 432.49 338.87 956.00 1.018.23 370.62 363.51 369.35 266.62 304.40 35060 624.83 5.470.66
Cap-Haitien......... ... ..........- .... 1,738.93 6.001.95 6,580.44 8.680.14 6,907.59 4,138.92 3,919.69 3,341.64 2,892.48 2,680.39 3,005.83 5,484.46 55,372.46
Cayes................ .......................................... 3.663,97 3,168.08 3,426.16 8,069.88 2,645.09 2,659.75 2.166.69 1.782.94 1.821.21 2.198.19 2.366.27 2,008.64 35,976.87
Fort-Liberti ..................... ........ 206.86 1.590.96 2,023.70 1.067.34 3,030.48 1,439.39 1.364.82 1,060.51 901.44 918.13 1,017.60 1,928.18 16,549.41
Gonaves................................. 542.17 3,109.88 4.590.06 4.979.91 4,044.47 2,795.23 2,519.83 2.184.38 1.86299 1,995.70 2.139.79 4,181.08 34,945.49
Jacmel........................................................ 1,076.26 2,421.80 2,842.08 3,092.37 2545.02 1647.48 1,776.40 1,484.00 1075.75 1,223.05 1,280.53 2,127.46 22,592.20
Jirimie......................... ............ ...... 620.09 3,823.45 3,130.18 4.573.82 4.196.90 1,719.89 1.630.22 1.737.96 1,276.83 1,401.10 1.309.38 2587,85 28,007.67
Miragoine.................................................. 493.48 1,729.94 1.753.60 1.456.08 2,625.90 1,140.90 1,107.36 757.34 586.72 607.48 678.87 1,275.15 14.212.82
Petit-Golve.............. ............ 424.50 1,496.80 1.270.97 2,224.54 1.049.02 622.53 665.30 523.82 362.66 437.44 426.41 759.53 10,263.52
Port-de-Paix...... .................................... 609.91 1,549.37 1.959.83 2,637.29 2.338.23 1,573.56 1,384.68 1.209.71 1,072.42 948.01 1,010.23 1809.31 18,102.55
Saint-Marc.......................... ....................... 529.82 2,471.74' 3,851.69 3,656.09 4,057.67 2,998.33 2,472.07 2,581.46 2,111.06 2,039.28 2.022.35 3.373.27 32,164.83

Total receipts from Communes*-........ 20,425.57 52,409.02 62,517.68 91,844.67 62.051.21 38,153.86 34.272.82 31,285.30 26,268.95 27,501.54 31,607.02 44,467.96 522,805.60
Miscellaneous receipts:
Port-au-Prince............................................. 3,318.90 84.941.04 88.437.98 968,921.28 13.653.47 5.369.40 5,394.75 1,090.60 24,674.85 439,222.65 346.672,80 1,848.27 1,983.545.99
Total revenue receipts.............................. 7.369,259.49 5.592.152.73 6.088,915.51 7,628,563.94 5,718.156.07 5.001.294.86 7854.602.88 7.225590.42 7166.289.88 7.155,969.09 7.252,901.12 '4.713.583.35 78,767,279.34

*Amounts represent payments by various communes to defray cost of services rendered by the Internal Revenue Service in the collection of Communal revenue.







REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES


Table No. 36

ORDINARY. SUPPLEMENTARY AND EXTRAORDINARY APPROPRIATIONS
FROM REVENUE-FISCAL YEARS 1945-46 TO 1947-48


1945-46


1946


Ordinary
Extraordi- and Supple-
nary mentary


-47 1947-48
Ordinary
Extraordi- and Supple- Extraordi-
nary mentary dinary


Public Debt: Gourdes
Series A Loan........................ 484,694.70
Series C Loan.......................... 3,018.199.40
Interest, transfer charges
and other cost financing
the Public Works Con-
tract of 1938.................... 2,675.950.65
Internal loan........................... ................

Total Public Debt........... 6.178.844.75
International Institutions,....... 469,583.33
Foreign Relations.................... 1,372,629.62
Finances................................. 1.371,377.47
Fiscal Department.................... 1,531,140.00
Internal Revenue Service...... 1,626.714.04
Commerce........................ 646.533.50*
National Economy.................... 1.380.061.72
Interior.................................. ...... 9,727,194.38
Army of Haiti......................... 3,161,958.30
Public Health............................ 3.482.175.00
Public Works............................. 1,700,487.60
Justice .............. ............... 41188.40T
Agriculture.................................. 1,521.910.41
Agricultural Service................ 442,638.50
Labor............................................. 3,923.598.79
National Education.................. ...........
Religion.......................... ....
Tourism................. ................ ................


Gourdes Gourdes
............... 6,894.894.00
............... 1,145,845.15


................ 4.530.000.00
................ 1,092.154.90

................ 13.662.894.05
................ 1573.372.85
52,775.00 2.186.813.08
102,000.00 1,298.748.67
................ 1,983.940.00
................ 1,818,390.70
41.000.00* 876,308.50
126.675.00
531.028.52 2,333,098.50
................ 11.374,003.08
55.990.10. 3.781,935.57
056.100.10 3,499.293.50
................ 1,790.466.00
................ 41,188.40
52,411.25 1,166,487.20
................ 140,422.71
24,800.00 5,177.118.10
30,215.00 528,783.50
.........-...... ................


Gourdes









189,023.80
409,185.94


77,650.00

674,694.01
117,500.00
621,794.41
3.838,692.46
104,200.00

1.607,000.00
40,877.35
196,625.41
39,902.40
................


Total appropriated from
Revenue ............... 38.578.055.81 2,746.319.97 53.359.939.41 7,917.145.78
Total Revenue.................. 44.557.226.75 .............. 65,266,415.49 ..............

Total expenditures from
Revenue............................. 40.377.217.94 ................ 60,438.416.50 ...............


Gourdes Gourdes
............".. ..... .....



3,454,000.00 .....
8,288,024.23 ............

11,742,024.23 ......
2,591,901.95 ...
2,787,825.83 1.371.442.80
1,694,337.97 3.742,627.79
2,350.000.00 ................
2,434.117.93
830,015.44 87.970.00
167.400.00 3.254,336.40'
2.986,086.32 2,483,227.46'
12,580,362.00 1,745,209.00
4,621.345.70 928,468.30
3,732,418.60 12,844.876.89
2.430,975.00 55,000.00
38,310.00 ..........
1,363,729.81 2,568,537.55
274,945.00 14,700.00
7,503,094.62 *634.687.37
564,386.00 384,000.00
................ 288,351.95


60,693,276.40 30.403.435 51
78,767,279.34 .....


83.581.496.58: ........


*Commerce and National Economy
tAgriculture and Labor


Ordinary
and Supple-
mentary


1,(



2


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80 BANQUET NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI

TABLE No. 37

RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEAR 1945-46 TO 1947-48



RECEIPTS 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48



Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Customs ....................................................................................32,799.002.37 52.424.965.72 58.155.329.68
Internal Revenue......................... ........................................... .... ...10878.482.34 11,933.060.90 18.105,598.07
Miscellaneous......................................................................... .......... 443,335.03 413,302.10 1983,545.9
Receipts from Communes*.............................................. .......... 436,407.01 495,086.77 522,805.60

Total Revenue Receipts..........................................................44557,226.75 65,266,415.49 78,767,279.34

EXPENDITURES
Public Debt:
Series A Loan............................................................................. 3.012.390.95 6.891,891.00 .......
Series C Loan.................. ....................................................... 480,030.90 1,143,374.80 .........
Interest, transfer charges and other cost of financing
Public Works Contract of 1938...................................... 2.675.950.65 4,524.756.10 3.387,538.5
Internal Loan.............................. ..................... ......................... ................ 1,092.154.90 7,318,830.06

Total Public Debt....................................................................... 6.168.372.50 13.652,176.80 10.706,368.40

International- Insttittions....... .................................... ..... 468557.33 1568.831.50 2,220,706.00
Foreign Relations .......................... ....................................... ... 1.390,404.82 2351,571.68 3,860.86.16
Pinances.......................................... .................. .... 1,664,432.94 1,625,990.55 4.751.667.27
Fiscal Department......................................................... ........... 1,514,465.69 1,981,925.37 2,347918.42
Internal Revenue Service........................................................ 1.429.966.25 1.728.251.67 2.225.469.29
Commerce..................................................................................... 653,920.64t 879,270.37 870.636.47
National Economy............................................................................. ............... 125.749.33 1.313,752.30'
SInterior................... ............................... 1.778.102.39 2,920,903.25 5,460,519.43
Army ................... ..... ....................... ................................... 9,721,685.12 11,464,112.45 13,698,180.28
Public Health............................................................ ..................... 3,223,972.64 4.338,476.29 5,312.576.75
Public W orks.. ........ ............................................... ........................ 4.255.130.45 7,182.749.76 14,583,264.49
Justice................... ...... ............................................ 1.663.968.00 1.852,330.14 2,461,730.11
Agriculture .......................... .... .................................................... 41.174.46t$ 40,721.53 35,166.79
Agricultural Service............................................. ............. 2,000.327.76 2,582.264.64 4,264,056.51
Labor................................................................... .......... .......... ................ 180.166.12 286,003.64
National Education...... ................................................................ 3.938,074.15 5,423.579.25 8,090,643.58
Religion .. ......................................................................... .... 464,662.80 539,346.80 927,700.97
T tourism ............................................................ ............. ................ .............. ............. 164239.72

Total Erpenditures from receipts..............................40,377,217.94 60.438.416.50 83.581,496.58
Miscellaneous........................................... ......... ............. 562,650.15 172.731.24** 9.083.355.89**

Total Payments..................... .............. ........40,939,868.09 60.265,685.26 74,498,140.69
Receipts over expenditures-fiscal .................................... ...... 4.18.008.81 4,827998.99 .......
Espeaditures over receipts-fiscal..................... .......... ....... ............... 4.814.217.24

*Amounts represent payments by various Communes to defray cost of services rendered by Internal Revenue.
Service in the collection of Communal revenues.
tCommerce and National Economy.
t$Agriculture and Labor.
S**Cfi t. .






TABLE No. 38

FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Administration Repairs and Acquisition
and operation maintenance of property


Gourdes
Legislative......... ..................................... 988738.63
Judicial........................................... .................. 2.452,348.61

Executive:
General......... .......................................................... 3 861.067.63
Foreign Affairs.......................................... ........... 5,798.192.98
Financial Administration........... ..................... 989.350.86"
Trade Promotion........................................ 1,646.101.40
H ealth........................................... .. ........................ 5,261,411.69
Army....... .............................................................. 13008.337.51
Agricultural Development .......5.... ............. 3.752,768.40
Education............... ............... ..... ......... 7,388845.26
Religion___ ........................................ 541.394.07
Transportation...... ............. ........ ... 228,681.05
Communication....... ...... .......................... 487,546.70


Fixed
charges


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
4,389.50 ... ...................
3,982.90 18.960.65 ..................

88,860.31 564,789.16 ....................
34,273.67 291.184.10 132.537.05
194,029.16 1,221,675.05 99.673.27
32,627.41 250.00 3,109.05
350,230.89 50.860.13 35,543.75
118.203.39 618,577.29 2,950.00
67,076.71 826,799.00 7,400.00
1C6.192.31 308.809.76 198,994.95
100,097.50 225,000.00 61.209.40
649,850.63 71,490.68 ....................
48,697.77 11,324.46 250.00


Manicipal:
Streets............ ..... ........ ......... ....... ... 555.731.26 251,1 6.05 18,454.15 ...................
W after Service.................. ....... ........ ... ........... 25727.83* 6,106.80 43.20 ...................
Public Works.................................. ............ 3,935,571:14 5,464,862.03 2,935,992.75 1.000.00

Non Functional:
Public debt...................... ...... ..... 571,83~0.15 .................. ..................... 10,134,518.25
Pensions.......................... .. ............. .......... 138.33 ................ .................... 385,031.61
Printing Office and Stores........... .............. 6.891.85* 495.00 656.25 ...................
Communes. Individuals and Companies........... 1,359,470.76* 467,559.30 263,980.12 173,761.63

Total Expenditures............................................ 48.100.283.51 8,078,671.33 7.428,846.75 11,235.978.96


Percentage of
Trust fund Total total
repayments expenditures expenditures a
0


0
Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
............... 993,128.13 1.33
.................... 2.475,292.16 3.32

4.514,717.10 6.06
.................... 4.514,717.10 6.06
.......... 6,256.187.80 8.40
.................... 526.026.62 .71
.................. 1,682,087.86 2.26
.................... 5,701.046.46 7.65
.................... 13,748,068.19 18.46 5
.................... 4,654,044.11 6.25 .
................ 8,092.842.28 10.86 S
.................... 927,700.97 1.24 "
.................... 950,022.36 1.27
................... 547,818.93 .73

.................... 825,321.46 1.11 m
............. 19,577.83* .02* 2
. .................... 12,337,425.92 16.56 2

.................. 10,706,368.40 14.37
.................... 385,169.94 .52
.................... 5,740.60* .01*
345,639.86* 799,809.57* 1.07*

345.639.86* 74,498,140.69 100.00


Credit.


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TABLE No. 39


CLASSIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION- EXPENDITURES BY DEPARTMENTS
AND SERVICES-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Salaries Supplies
and wages and materials


Transport-
ation


Communic-
ation service


Rents


Special and
miscellaneous


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Public Debt........... ..................... ............. ............ ................ 6,844.50 32.710.50
International Institutions............................. ........... ............. 68,750.00
Foreign Relations...................................................... 2.100.945,76 102,222.27 1.246,385.83
Finance...................... ............... ..... 669,293.95 196,145.82 55,857.68
Fiscal Department ......................... .... 1,851,272.81 176,344.99 119,272.88
Internal Revenue Service.............................. 1.359.369.74 209.993.62- 244,216.23
Commerce................ ............................. 617,267.47 46,227.94 172,247.48
National Economy............................. ...... 146,003.26 9.725.16 4,696.82
Interior.................. ........... ................................ 2.724.318.66 87,812.59 307,414.73
Army................................. ........ 9,399,677.35 2,812.508.18 626,817.57
Public Health........................... .................. 3.242,255.17 1.353.866.85 453,839.27
Public Works........................... .......... 1,466.960.75 1,710.240.67 926,428.68
Justice....................... ............ ............... 2,352.913.40 29,363.13 14,189.23
Agriculture......................... .......................... 30,034.75 1,147.04
Agricultural Service.................................... 2.136,826.48 482,027.50 339.352.04
Labor.................................. ............................... 215.288.40 22,317.52 18.733.59
Education............................................................. 6182.800.57 716,827.37 131,552.52
Religion.................. ..... ...................... 432.979.21 1,523.94 47,618.12
Tourism........................................................- 39,486.62 57.718.43 13,321.04

Total Expenditures from Revenue...................34.967.694.35 8,022,857.52 4.823,404.21
Non Fiscal Expenditures.......................... 3,844.171.27 913,635.05 357,646.71"

Total Expenditures.........................38,811,865.62 8.936,492.57 4,465,757.50
Percentage.... ............................... ...... ...... 80.69 18.58 9.29


*Credit


Gourdes Gourdes


29.791.70 1,943.30
11,434.70 6,774.50
15,396.05 ...........
13.645,30 15.735.00
4,219.95 2,806.88
230.50 1,600.00
21,478.55 19.236.80
12.862.80 726.58
12.283.75 5,969.00
21.204.70 3,944.36
8.474.65 37,787.34

17,997.14 21,567.00
1,813.15 5,074.15
9,318.50 191,688.56
1,617.80 380.00
1,339.20 862.36

183.108.44 316.095.83
1,020.153.15* 77.400.86

837.044.71* 393.496.69
1.74* .81


Gourdes Gourdes
532,295.15 571,850.15
2.015.113.50 2.083.863.50 Z
124,930.30 3.606.219.16 >
I-
2,338.944.27 3,278.450.92 m
24,950.03 2.187.236.76
32.317.49 1,875,277.38
6,158.07 848.927.79 r-
1,149,494.61 1,311.750.35 >
1,682,365.30 4.842,626.63
132.238.66 12,984,831.14
120.425.22 5,188,639.26
651,298.53 4.780,077.69 t
3.493.31 2.446,221.06 C
25.00 31,206.79 0
406,081.93 3.403,852.09
6,231.50 269,458.31
168,912.74 7,391.100.26 -
57,275.00 541,394.07
43,777.40 156,505.05

9.486,328.01 57,799,488.36
13.156,612.17* 9,699.204.85*

3.670.284.16* 48,100.283.51
7.63* 100.00


Total


- ~_~


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REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 85


TABLE No. 40


CLASSIFICATION OF TOTAL EXPENDITURES BY DEPARTMENTS AND SERVICES
FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Administration Repairs and Acquisition Fixed Trust fund
and operation maintenance of property charges repayments Total


GourGour d Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Public Debt......................... 571,850.15 ................ ................ 10,134,518.25
International Institutions... 2,083.863.50 2,367.95 40,000.00 94,474.55
Foreign Relations......... 3,606,219.16 11,531.50 205,083.00 38,062.50
Finance................................. 3.278.450.92 84,898.63 455,633.61 932,684.11
Fiscal Department............... 2,187,236.76 29,249.05 131,432.61 ...............
Internal Revenue Service.... 1,875,277.38 64,707.82 272,984.09 12,500.00
Commerce............................. .. 848,927.79 3,105.60 15,603.08 3,000.00
Interior................................ 4,842,626.63 41,062.74 553,880.06 22,950.00
Army......................................... 12,984,831.14 114,041.11 596.358.03 2,950.00
Public Health......................... 5,188,639.26 78,860.91 20,917.83 24.158.75
Public Works......................... 4,780.077.69 6.786,532.47 3,015,654.33 1,000.00
Justice..................................... 2,446,221.06 2,990.90 12,518.15 ................
Agriculture............................. 31,206.79 ................ ................ '3,960.00
Agricultural Service............ 3,403,852.09 55,916.93 800,847.49 3,440.00
Labor............................... 269,458.31 235.00 16,310.33 ..............
National Economy............... 1,311,750.35 1,492.90 150,00 359.05
Education.......................... 7,391,100.26 196.192.31 308.809.76 194.541.25
Religion......................... 541,394.07 100.097.50 225,000.00 61,209.40
Tourism...... ............ 156,505.05 7,734.67 ................ ................


Gourdes Gourdes
................ 10,706,368.40
................ 220,706.00
................ 3.860,896.16
................ 4,751,667.27
................ 2,347.918.42
................ 2,225.469.29
................ 870,636.47
................ 5,460,519.43
............... 13,698,180.28
................ 5,312.576.75
................ 14,583,264.49
................ 2,461,730.11
............... 35,166.79
................ 4.264,056.51
................ 286,003.64
............... 1,313,752.30
............... 8,090,643.58
............... 927,700.97
............... 164,239.72


Total Expenditures from
Revenue........................ 57,799.488.36 7.581.017.99 6.671,182.37 11,529,807.86 ................ 83,581.496.58
Non Fiscal Expenditures. 9,699,204.85* 497,653.34 757.664.38 293.828.90* 345,639.86* 9.083,355.89*

-Total Expenditures........... 48,100,283.51 8,078,671.33 7,428,846.75 11,235,978.96 345.639.86* 74.498,140.69

Percentage................... 64.57 10.84 9.97 15.08 .46* 100.00






BANQUET NATIONAL DE LA REPUBLIQUE D'HAITI


TABLE No. 41

RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


October November


RECEIPTS Gourdes Gourdes
Customs............................... ........................................ ............... 4.850.8 5.87 4,235.412.49
Internal Revenue................ .... ............... .......... ....... 2.494,69.15 1.219,390.18
Miscellaneous........................................... ........ 3,318.90 84,941.04
Receipts from Communes ..... .......................... ....... ............ 20,425.57 52,409.02

Total Revenue Receipts............ .................................... 7.369259.4 5,592,152.73

EXPENDITURES
Puhlir Deht:


December January February



Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
4,799,506.13 5,735,395.50 4,768,716.87
1,138.453.72 832.402.49 873.734.52
88,437.98 968,921.28 13,653.47
62,517.68 91,844.67 62,051.21

6.088.915.51 7,628,563.94 5,718.156.07


March


April May June July August September


Total


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
4,081,467.01 6.031,469.95 4,920.551.07 5,912,302.26 5.408,451.22 4.019,830.10 3,391.361.21 58.155.329.68
876,304.59 1,783,465136 2.272,663.45 1,203,043.82 1,280,793.68 2.854,791.20 1.275,905.91 18,105.598.07
5,369.40 5,394.75 1,090.60 24,674.85 439,222.65 346,672.80 1,848.27 1.983.545.99
38,153.86 34,272.82 31,285.30 26.268.95 27,501.54 31,607.02 44.467.96 522,805.60

5,001.294.86 7,834,602.88 7,225.590.42 7,166,289.88 7,155,969.09 7.252,901.12 4,713.583.35 78,767,279.34


Dettes Interieures ................................................... 565,933.85 570,63.80 598,697.60 591,430.10 939,775.75 564,636.80 566,758.95 577.538.50 568,093.40 653,845.35 560,246.75 561,209.20 7.318,830.05
Interest, transfer charges and other cost of financing
the Public W works Contract 1948................................. .................... 1,555,972.60 ............. .... .................. 3,889.9 .................... ................... 1,700.163.30 .................... .................... .................... 127,512.50 3,387538.35

Total Public debt.......................................................... 565,933.85 2,126.636.40 598.697.60 691,430.10 943.665.70 564,636.80 566,758.95 2.277.701.80 568.093.40 653,845.35 560,246.75 688,721.70 10,706,368.40

International Institutions............................................................ 200,00.00 185,402.65 72.382.10 .................... 2,367.95 204.165.65- 69.395.00 .................... 25,079.55 .................... 1,275.000.00 186,913.10 2.220,706.00
Foreign Relations....................................................................... 117,74.5 40,185.23 376634 56 222,648.80 412,719.53 470099.50 192,18.53 309,813.60 247,346.45 325968.09 452,162.30 313,01.92 3,860,896.16
Finance.....~...............954...... 72 299.822.11 184,493.16 116,062.11 202.303.97 179,952.25 5 377,705.99 137.366.13 140,167.95 189,477.53 1,875,007.46 869,764.89 4,751.667.27
Fiscal Departmnt.............................................................. 10,031.80 174,637.21 203.960.13 197,240.91 183,336.03 186.578.82 197,604.00 180,540.37 188,622.10 217.578.90 188,745.28 239039.87 2,347,918.42
Internal Revenue Service............. ........ ......... 105.869.46 154,784.56 169,361.88 130,896.27 185,750.40 164.801.05 149,060.86 192.888.56 184943.84 180,722.37 271,449.93 333,940.11 2,225,469.29
Commerce............................................................................... .......... 47,703.42 71,713.71 66,468.17 76,039.77 60,829.11 61,619.15 87,704.02 61,223.09 90,743.28 73,744.09 73,326.19 99,522.47 870,636.47
National Economy.......................... ....................... 12.114.25 14,637.11 13.813.79 14.141.07 12.860.64 12,948.52 14.197.54 15,802.47 106.558.25 56.383.00 625,917.04 414,378.62 1,313,752.30
Interior............................. .......... ........ 215,328.11 216,284.43 436,069.65 192.032.57 589,924.84 619,832.56 220,947.83 .759.858.48 1,241,960.51 225,115.70 223,246.18 519,918.51 5,460,519.43
Army................................................................ ............. ...... 10,721.65 922,618.64 981,896.82 971693.73 942,631.31 1,382,062.59 1,05,891.23 1,423,747.75 1,211.951.82 1,145,650.70 1,183.883.61 1,636,430.43 13,698180.28
Public Health.................................. ...................................... 241,718.85 289,010.91 547441.17 395,914.20 457,756.47 533.372.69 527146.98 455,062.83 464,161.60 427,845.06 470460.31 502,685.68 5,312576.75
Public Works........... ................................................... 502,853.98 819,351.74 1,319,832.52 741,029.97 1.003.195.84 1,858.038.88 1,476,859.00 1,123.353.49 1,109.839.19 1.549.828.37 1,480,832.84 1,598,248.67 14.583.264.49
Justice......................................................................... ..... 109,614.82 289,987.14 201.474.55 197.653.09 223.127.71 216.314.61 202.959.73 204,707.42 196,528.13 197,770.51 204,962.24 216,630.16 2,461.730.11
Agriculture........................... .... ................ ............ .. 3380.00 3.448.09 3,747.62 -3.380.00 2.830.00 3,223.48 2.875.25 2,630.00 2,630.00 3,510.00 1,216.66 2.295.69 35.166.79
Agricultural Service................................. ..... 125.966.03 140,216.46 181,205.70 210.401.24 894.393.27 167,497.67 362,305.50 318,614.39 387.320.27 451,902.82 506,735.95 517.497.21 4.264,056.51
Labor............................. .. ......... .......... .............. ...... 17,792.00 20.495.92 22.247.94 19,962.38 18.638.84 21,214.13 23,831.04 30,621.91 21,297.86 21,446.73 32,686.41 35,768.48 286,003.64
Education............................................ 460,815.93 524,128.60 687,830.25 712,421.74 650,291.46 654,893.73 658,894.15 668,584.79 833,414.60 757,720.41 763.297.62 718,350.30 8,090.643.58
Religion..... ............. ................................. 205.236.02 49,137.92 47,58551 40,083.77 42548.27 41,185.04 199.272.86 40,514.61 39.719.88 39,191.51 139,629.28 43,596.30 927700.97
Tourism.................................. .. .................................. .................... .......... ......... 1,583.31 13.654.45 8,374.67 50,609.81 7,435.16 8.856.99 17.840.65 29,271.99 7,670.54 18,942.15 164,239.72

Total payments from receipts................................... 4,142.374.60 6,722.498.83 6.116,726.43 4.846.686.17 6,837,546.01 7,393,046.93 6,392.363.62 8:211.888.68 7.079.219.33 6.546.973.13 10,336.476.59 8,955,696.26 83,581,496.58
Miscellaneous........................................................... ..... 10,916.530.51 418072.36 292,091.03 1.663.746.00 242,458.19 804,710.27* 13.067.66* 72,695.00 46.953.49* 121,238.82* 5,347.952.64 14,864.80 9,083.355.89

Total Payments......................................................... 6,774,15591 6304,426.47 5.824635.40 3,182,940.17 6,595,087.82 6588,336.66 6,379,295.96 8,284,583.68 7,032,265.84 6,425,734.31 15,684,429.23 8,970,561.06 74,498,140.69

Revenue Receipts...................... .................. 7,369.259.49 5,592,152.73 6.088,915.51 7.628.563.94 5.718,156.07 5,001,294.86 7,854,602.88 7,225,590.42 7,166.289.88 7,155,969.09 7,252.901.12 4,713,583.35 78767,279.34
ExLenditures from Receipts........... ............................. 4,142,374.60 6,722,498.83 6.116.726.43 4.846,686.17 6.837,546.01 7.393,046.93 6,392,363.62 8,211,888.68 7,079,219.33 6,546,973.13 10.336.476.59 8.955,696.26 83.581.496.58

Difference............................... .......-........... 3,226,884.89 1,130,346.10** 27,810.92** 2,781.877.77 1.119.389.94** 2,391,752.07** 1.462,239.26 986,298.26** 87,070.55 608,995.96 3,083,575.47 4,242,112.91 4,814,217.24

Cumulative Receipts...............................- .. ...... 7.369,259.49 12,961,412.22 19.050,327.73 26,678.891.67 32.397,047.74 37,398.342.60 45.252.945.48 52,478.535.90 59.644.825.78 66.800.794.87 74,053,695.99 78,767,279.34 78,767,279.34
Cumulative payments from Receipts.... ............ 4,142,374.60 10,864.873.43 16.981.599.86 21.828,286.03 28,665,832.04 36,058.878.97 42.451,242.59 50,663,131.27 57.742,350.60 64.289.323.73 74.625,800.32 83,581,496.58 83.581,496.58

Difference ..........-........__..... ..........--............. 3226,884.89 2.096,538.79 2,068.727.87 4.850,605.64 3.731,215.70 1,339.463.63 2,801,702.89 1,815,404.63 1.902,475.18 2.511.471.14 572,104.33 4,814,217.24 4,814,217.24

tAmounts represent payments by various communes to defray cost of services rendered by the Internal Revenue Service in the collection of Communal revenue.
*Credit
**Deficit


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REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 85


TABLE No. 42

REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES AND EXCESS OF REVENUES OR EXPENDITURES
FISCAL YEARS 1916-17 TO 1947-48

Revenues Expenditures Surplus Dificit

Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
1916-17............................................................. 18,934.684.70 15,884,177.80 3,050,506.90 ...
1917-18......... ................ ........................ 16,048,390.75 14,614,997.45 1,433,393.30 ...................
1918-19...................................... ..................... 29,955,933.45 15,499,480.45 14.456,453.00 ................
1919-20............................................................. 33,997,450.79 20.646.866.25 13.350,584.54...
1920-21............................... 19.946.095.70 32,788,455.90 .................... 12,842,360.20
1921-22..................................................... ....... 24,964,795.72 39.775.908.40 ................... 14,811,112.68
1922-23...................................................... 31,950,101.24 30,560,113.15 1,389,988.09
1923-24........................................ ........ .. 32,902.321.33 34.215,495.94 .................... 1,313.174.61
1924-25........................................................ 40,487,667.00 39,218,202.02 1,269.464.98 ..................
1925-26............................................................ 45,364.648.10 40.930.725.08 4.433,923.02 ..............
1926-27..................................................... 38,861.534.79 39,747,163.75 .................... 885,628.96
1927-28........................................................ 50,421,016.49 40.977,914.49 9,443.102.00 ........ ....
1928-29....................................................... 42,521,528.40 44.119,503.94 .................. 1,597,975.54
1929-30.:............ ................ 38,648,163.39 40.643,229.52 .......... ....... 1,995,066.13
1939-31........................................................ 31,746.582.38 36,190.070.45 ..........4........ 4,443,488.07
193132.............................................................. 28,023,742.10 32,888,112.00 .................... 4.864,369.90
1932-33.......... ....................................... 37,305,298.67 33,258,808.08 4.046,490.59 ...
1933-34.......... ......................... ........... 36,752.165.28 36,802.275.73 .................... 50,110.45
1934-35................................. ............. 30,091,640.96 42,355010.66 .................... 12,263.369.70
1935-36......................... ... 34.598.364.33 36.631,574.03 ........ ......... 2,033,209.70
193-37........................................ ................. 34,448,671.19 35.033,437.11 .................... 584,765.92
1937-38 ......................................................... 28,109,488.87 28.940,782.51 ......... .... 831,293.64
1938-39............................................................. 31,145,584.29 29,584.799.38 1,560.784.91 .......
193-40.......................................................... 26,873,410.55 28.478.637.37 ................ 1,605,226.82
194P-41.................................... ... 26,929,88283 25,565,824.25 1364,058.58 ......
1941-42.......................................................... 25.599,255.80 27,726,161.60 ................. 2.126,905.80
1942-43........................................................ 32,729,086.58 28,029.981.62 4,699,104.96 .................
1943-44.......................................................... 42,370.364.75 42,021,013.10 349.351.65 ..................
1944-45................................ ...... 41,890,043.22 42,516.283.97 .................. 626,240.75
1945-46........................................... .... 44,557,226.75 40,377.217.94 .,180.008.81 ..........
1946-47............................................................ 65,266,415.49 60.438,416.50 4,827,998.99 ....................
1947-48.......................... ......................... 78,767,279.34 83,581,496.58 ..........-...... 4.814.217.24

Total...................................................... 1,142,208,835.23 1,140,042,137.02 69.855,214.32 67.688,516.11

Surplus for period................................... .................... .................... 2,166,698.21 ......



TABLE No. 43

TREASURY ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

September 30 September 30 September 30
1946 1947 1948

ASSETS: Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Deposit in Banque Nationale de la Republique d'Haiti:
In New York funds.......................................................................... 161,074.10 103,001.00 320,891.00
In Haiti..................................................................................... 15,451,585.46 22.480,112.25 26,481,173.22
Cash in hands of disbursing officers........................................ .... 332,894.06 224,060.92 198,429.86
Fiduciary currency in vault................................................................. 1196,127.26 422,500.00 1,228500.00
Advances by the Government-reimbursable .............. 52,167.04 51,417.04 50,667.04
Banque Nationale de la Republique d'Haiti shares............... ....... 5,000,000.00 5,000,000.00 5,000,000.00
Reserve for outstanding restitution checks......................... ..... 1.516.1%( 11,762.80 4,907.21
Reserve for checks issued, unpaid and not regularized-Pur-
chsing Agency Account.......................................................... .......... 2262.70 .................... ..............

Total................................................. .......................... ................ 22200.626.72 28.292,854,01 33,284.568.33
LIABILITIES
Extraordinary credits ............................................................... ....... 1,425,299.28 1,807,644.86 7,385.344.11
Non revenue credits................................... ....................................... 3.518.328.93 3,667.297.37 12.750,653.26
Checks outstanding.................................. ................................ .... 1,502.716.51 2,603,021.42 3,327.926.38
Fiduciary currency fund................................................................. 3622,500.00 3,622.500.00 3,622500.00
Advances by the Government-reimbursable.................. 52167.04 51,417.04 50,667.04
Banque Nationale de la Republique d'Haiti shares5............ 5,000,000.00 5.000.000.00 5,000,000.00
Outstanding restitution checks.............. ................. 1,516.10 11.762.80 4,907.21
Checks issued, unpaid and not regularized-Purchasing Agency
account .............................................................................. 2.262.70. ......
Surplus.......................................... ...... .................... 7.075 836.16 11,529,210.52 1,142,570.33

Total ..- --. ....... ..... ................... ...... 22,200,626.72 28,292,854.01 33.284.568.33












TABLE No. 14',


PUBLIC DEBT


Series A


Series B


Gourdes Gourdes
September 30; 1915........................ .......................... ... 107,821,656.45 37,185.657.60
September 30, 1916 ................................................................. 113,455,856.35 38,974.237.85
September 30, 1917................................................................ 119,089,179.15 42,093.154.00
September 30, 1918............................................................... 124,722,501.95 45.014.560.65
September 30, 1919................................................ ........ 90,556.562.00 48,774145.85
September 30, 1920............................ ........................... 33,487,414.30 51,078,637.35
September 30, 1921...................................................................... 32,225,464.30 53,090.682.40
September 30, 1922........................................................................ 33.505,429.95 52,945.770.25
September 30, 1923............................................... ............. 79.235,000.00 25,000.000.00
September 30, 1924............ ............................................... 78.242.500.00 23,566.980.60
September 30, 1925.................................................................... 75.183,419.30 21.747,462.30
September 30, 1926.................................... 71,474.157.35. 19.775,074.65
September 30, 1927........................................................... 68,939.916.15 14,552.976.44
September 30, 1928.................................................................... 66039,039.40 13105,431.55
September 30, 1929......................................... .................... 62.751,128.35 11.603.630.80
September 30, 1930........................................................................ 59.190.194.70 10.001.593.30
September 30, 1931.................................................................. 56.712.940.95 8,697,405.33
September 30, 1932........................................... ................... 53.221,413.85 7,103.321.31
September 30, 1933..................................................... 49,600,677.60 5,655,492.39
September 30, 1934................................................................. 45731.829.55 4.049.744.94
September 30, 1935............................................................ 42,207,694.55 2.235,319.85
September 30. 1936 ................................................. .. .. 38.663,841.80 537,109.90
Septem ber 30, 1937 ................................................................. 35.036,040.70 ..................
September 30, 1983.................. ... .............. 34.459,585.75 ....................
September 30, 1939............................................................... ... 34,345902.85 ..................
Septem ber 30, 1940........................................................... ....... 34,242.537.40 .. ..............
September 30, 1941.......... .................................................... 34.218,728.20 ...................
September 30, 1942...................................................................... .. 34.107,015.70 ....................
Septem ber 30, 1943........................................................ .......... 33.977,074.10 ....................
September 30, 1944................................ ... 30,563,836.65 .....
September 30, 1945.............................................. 27,549.987.95 ..................
September 30, 1946......................................................... 26271.658.65 ....................
Septem ber 30, 1947................. ................................................................. .. .................
Septem ber. 30. 1948-..; .......................... ....... ..................... ................... ..................


Fiduciary Public Works
Series C currency Contrat 1938




Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
..8... 853,754.80 .................
........... 8.352.663.15 ..........
7,786.974.80 ...................
.. 7.510.837.75 .................
.... ..... 7,245,0000 ....................
....... 7,245,000.00 ....................
........... 6.080.362.50 ................
.. 6,080.362.50..........
.... 6.080.362.50 ..................
13,158,711.10 6,080,309.50 ..................
12,640.072.70 5,660.309.50 ..............
11.825.524.80 5.232.322.50 ...................
11.401,640.00 4.812,322.50 ..................
10.901.321.60 4,392.322.50 .................
10.352.636.85 3,970.000.00 ....................
9,749.761.35 3,764.100.00 ....................
9,324.729.82 3,622.500.00 .........
8.678.635.80 3,622.500.00 ...........
8.022,742.85 3,622,500.00 ..................
7.426.361.30 3.622,500.00 ....................
6,865,085.45 3.622.500.00 ...................
6.269.264.10 3.622.500.00 ....................
5.658,755.25 3.622.500.00 ................
5.550.890.85 3,622.500.00 317,117.69
5.530.810.85 3,622,500.00 8.638,278.29
5,512,848.95 3,622,500.00 17,493,663.98
5,507,459.10 3.622.500.00 24,747.362.42
5,488.715.55 3,622.500.00 27,249.981.35
5.469,807.20 3,622,500.00 27,350,000.00
4.923,273.90 3.622,500.00 21.350.000.00
4.413,881.35 3,622,500.00 17.350.000.00
4.204,278.85 3,622,500.00 15.350,000.00
... 3,622.500.00 11.350,000.00
........... 3,622,500.00 8.350.000.00


Internal loan




Gourdes

....................
...................
...................
....................
...... ...... .:.....
....................


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....................

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................ I
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35........11......
.....7..... ......


Gourdes
153,861,068.85 m
160,782.757.35 *
168,969,307.95 >
177,247,900.35 -
146.575,707.85 O
91.811,051.65 Z
91,396.509.20 >
92,531.562.70
110,315.362.50 n
121,048,501.20 m
115,231.263.80 r
108,307,079.30 >
99.706.855.09
94.438.115.05
88,677,396.00 3
82,705.649.35 0
78.357,576.10 !
72,625,870.96 10
66,901,412.84 -
60.830.435.79
S54.930,599.85 -
49,092,715.80
44,317.295.95
43.950.094.29
52,137.491.99
60.871,550.33
68,096,049.72
70,468,212.60
70.419,381.30
60.459.610.55
52.936,369.30
49.448,437.50
49.980.616.70
45,400.266.70


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REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 87


TABLE No. 45

EXPENDITURES FROM REVENUE FOR THE PUBLIC DEBT AND RELATION
OP SUCH EXPENDITURES TO REVENUE RECEIPTS-FISCAL YEARS 1946-47 AND 1947-48

Expenses Interest Amortization Total


Fiscal Year 1947-48
Internal Loan .............. ... ................ .. ................ 551.222.15
Public Works Contract.................... ........................... 8,447.75

Total Expenditures............................................ 559,669.90
Revenue Receipts..................... ................... .. ..............
Ratio of public debt expenditures to revenue
receipts...... .... ... ......................................... .71
Fiscal Year 1946-47
Series A............................................................... 31,997.00
Series C................. ................................... 9.529.65
Public Works Contract................ .... .......... 11.358.80
loternal Loan................... .......................................... ..............

Total Expenditures.............................................. 52,885.45
Revenue Receipts........................... .................... ...................
Ratio of public debt expenditures to revenue
receipts..................... .......... ... 0.08


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes


1.767,607.90
379,090.60

2,146,698.50
................


5,000,000.00
3,000,000.00

8,000,000.00
................


2.73 10.15


1,571.925.00
248.618.70
513,397.30
258,821.60

2.592,762.60


5,287.969.00
885.226.45
4,000,000.00
833.333.30

11.006.528.76
...............


3.97 16.86


Gourdes

7,318,830.06
3,387.538.36

10,706,368.40
78,767.279.34
13.59

6.891.891.00
1,143.374.80
4,524.756.10
1.092.154.90

13.652,176.80
65,266,415.49

20.91


TABLE No. 46

NOTES OF THE BANQUE NATIONAL IN CIRCULATION BY MONTHS
FISCAL YEARS 1919-20 TO 1947-48

Average Average Average Average
1919-20- 1934-35- 1939-40- 1944-45 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1919-20-
1933-34 1938-39 1943-44 1947-48


October 1947.................. 8.996.693
November .................... 10,000.832
December. ...................... 10.650,447
January 1948............. 10.545,419
February.................... 11,695,538
March....................... 11.964,854
April ............................ 11,103.329
May ........................... 10,373,771
June ............... .. 9.526.724
July........................ 8.717,909
August.................. ........ 8.138.658
September....................... 8,329,123

Average................... 10,003,608


7,099,501 13,300,631 21.672,047 22,477.003 32,499,678 28.295,170
7,236.851 13.522,566 22,752,158 23,771,014 35,011,114 28.946,598
7,359,549 14,166,733 24,142.567 25.840,190 35,266,224 29,384,294
7,473,073 14,005,394 23.434,118 24,768,759,33.895,390 28,362,757
8.340,895 15,080,683 24.964,837 25.729,162 33.872,002 30.675.930
8.672,822 15.643.447 25.665,020 25,394.772 34.167,461 30,680,831
8,520,822 16,105.249 24.550,669 24.863.628 '33.200,877 29,537.740
8.419.247 16,025.862 24,236.824 24,479,333 31,746,161 29.712,841
7.905.159 15,965,089 23.690.592 23,645.492 30,051,248 26.795.976
7,448,744 15.755.026 22,682,070 23,943,406 28.512,085 24,420,179
7,079,620 15,616,852 22.130.791 24.573,056 27,931,773 22,936.654
7.056,509 15,687.961 21.984,756 27,851,451 28.080,931 22.736,212


7.717,730 15.072.957 23.492,204 24,778,105


11,789,481
12,561.740
13,173,148
12,966,712
14.061,478
14.378.008
13.856.317
13.379.561
12.635,704
11.942,939
11.487,397
11,700.433


32,019,578 27,707,098 12.827.743


TABLE No. 47

LOANS AND DEPOSITS OF BANKS IN HAITI BY MONTHS
FISCAL YEAR 1947-1948

Loans and Total loans
discounts and Individual Government Total
in Haiti discounts deposits deposits deposits


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
October 31, 194............................... 12.855.086.77 13.042,640.27 36.077.772.90 22,268.422.34 58.346,195.24
November 30, 1947........................ 13.897.626.44 14,053,506.44 36,402.907.43 21,777.703.57 58,180.611.00
December 31, 1947............................: 16.048.299.75 16.153,779.75 38.357,026.69 21.556.907.65 59,913,934.34
January 31, 1948......................... 14.391,731.70 14,976.248.95 33,814.237.53 26,812.047.13 60,626,284.66
February 29, 1948.............................. 17.517.558 49 18.980,957.74 34.888.366.70 25,753.874.39 60,642,241.09
March 31, 1948............................... 18,699,533.35 19,593,606.05 38,053,395.90 24,850,285.28 62,903.681.18
April 30.1948.................... 18.335,696.42 19,455.813.07 37.602,015.69 26,108.521.73 63,710,537.42
May 31. 1948 ............................ 17.593,414.35 18,080,396.05 41,737,620.58 25.578.335.20 67,315.955.78
Iune 30, 1948....... ................ 14.275.214.35 15.043.546.80 40.238,340.78 25.693,675.66 65,932,016.44
July 31, 1948.......................... 14.392.463.45 14,569,466.85 39,135.649.35 27,090,679.08 66,226,328.43
August 31, 1948............................. 14.485,637.45 14,684.829.45 45,948.699.30 18.514,030.92 64,462.730.22
September 30 1948............... .. 15,339,799.42 15,507,019.62 44,143.827.85 16,112,214.47 60,256,042.56

Average.................................... 15.652.671.83 16.178,481.25 38.866,655.06 23.509.724.78 62.376,379.86

















TABLE No. 48


BALANCE DES PAIEMENTS


Piriodes couvertes: 1947, 1948,


1. TRANSFERTS PRIVES, COMMERCIAUX
DIVERS


1. 1 Achats, Ventes de Change (banques)..
1. 2 Ajustements .......... ... .........

TOT AL 1............... ........ ........................

2. DEFENSES GOUVERNEMENTALES A
L'ETRANGER

3. EMPRUNTS PUBLICS
3. 1 Int&rits .............. ......... ............ .........
3. 2 Amortissements ........................................
3. 3 Souscriptions emprunt 1947...................

4. TRANSFERTS BANCAIRES
Transferts de monnaie relle...............................


5. TOTAL TRANSFERTS (1+2+3+4)........


ENTREES
179,128,931.85
29.853,889.80

208,982,821.65


1947
SORTIES
159.699,963.50

159,699.963.50


SOLD



...................


ENTREES
157,527,184.60
19,742,471.55

177.269.656.15


.................... 2,971,809.46 ........... ....


.................... 3.219.559.85 ......... .................
.................... 26,266.789.75 ............. .... .......
3.272,861.95 ........... ...... ...........


S .................. ................. 0,000.00


212,255,683.60 188,885,260.61 .................. 177,289,656.15
.................. .................... 23.,370,429.99 ..............


1948
SORTIES
177,457,498.10

177,457.498.10


SOLDE


...................


4,824,412.61 ..............


835,108.85
4,427,052.80
1


,5,075,000.00 ............


192,619,072.36 ....................
................... 15,329,416.21


Uniti: 1 Gourde







REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 89


TABLE No. 49

INTERNAL REVENUE RECEIPTS BY SOURCES
FISCAL YEARS 1945-46 TO 1947-48


Excise:
Alcohol from cane juice.................................. ..............
Alcohol from other matter..............................................
Spirituous liquors.....................................................................
Vinous liquors......................................................
Cigars..........................................


LigarEtes ....... .........................................................
Lard substitutes..............................................................
Manufactured tobacco ............................ ..................
Soap ............... ..............
Sugar ........................................
Vegetable oil ........................ .........................

T otal......... ..................... ...........................
Automobile registration tax..................... ......
Consular fees.... ...........
Court fees ............................
Documentary recording fees...................... ...
Drivers' licenses ......................................................................
Fines and penalties ................... .. .............................
Foreign residents' permits ............................................
Identity cards............................. ...... ...................
Incom e tax.. ................ .................. .. ..................................


Insurance............................. .............................................................
Irrigation tax........................................
Mineral exploration fees.............................................................


Naturalization............ ......................... ..


Occupational tax on foreigners...............................................
Official gazette........................... .............................................
Passport ............................................. .................................... ........
Patent and trade mark fees .........................................
Post office box rentals.................... ....................
Publication fees ..........................................................................
Public auction fees.... ........... ..............................
Public land rentals....................................................................
Radio -tax .... ..................................................................
Stamp receipts:
Commercial account books.....................................
Documentary stamps......................... ......................
Postage stamps....... ......... ............................
Stamped po per............................................... ........
Stock and bond tax.................................................................
Tourists cards........................................ ................... ...........
Visas of manifests... ....................... ... ............................
Vital statistics fees ......... .................................................
Miftellaneous .............................................................................


Total.......... .


TABLE No. 50

INTERNAL REVENUE RECEIPTS BY COLLECTION DISTRICTS
FISCAL YEARS 1945-46 TO 1947-48'

1945-46 1946i47 1947-48


ap-l en.................................................... ................
Cayes.......... .........................................
Fort-Liberti. ...............................................
Gonaives ............................................................................
Jacm rl ............... ..................................................
Jir m ie ......... .....................................................................
Miraolne........................................... .


Petit Golve........
Port-au-Prince..
Port-de-Paix....
Saint Marc.........


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
501.695.03 669.414.19 993.612.99
301,827.36 407,094.29 419.906.67
693,237.56 1,001,979.02 4.019.031.24
.179,827.00 231,451.29 266.875.89
226,014.65 298,490.12 336.295.32
188,895.47 298.551.46 250,961.42
89.555.01 103,469.78 88.343.98
84.001.85 104.739.30 97,461.53
8,275,281.08 8.426.311.66 11.213,228.07
111.482.35 130,537.22 140.277.03
226.664.98 261.022.57 279,603.93

10,878.482.34 11.933.060.90 18,105.598.07


.................................. ..........................................
......................... .......................................


So l .......................................... ........................................


"""~'


1945-46 1946-47 1947-48


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
408,058.93 514.576.81 510,535.08
3.524.85 4,380.78 7,304.27
2.462 36 6,831.45 6.159.70
36.775.21 29,207.59 40,633.86
4,937.62 5,231.34 5,729.12
1.276.530.07 1,432,336.10 1.494,065.15
27,732,02 24,346.30 26,528.80
12,816.17 18,804.30 14,914.27
15,791.75 45,441.22 21,802.27
198,137.25
198.346.54 104.307.39 181,522.81

1.986,975.52 2.185.463.28 2,507,332.59
137,995.00 171,180.95 206,952.50.
76.879.20 105,631.65 1.133,498.82
6.051.60 8.171.00 8.895.43
719,285.63 864,267.60 1,036,469.06
77,090.00 98.707.15 118.106.25
10,262.01 16.510.75 30,927.50
26.996.50 27,221.50 26.021.50
342.593.46 433.809.54 476,797.18
4,363.924.71 4.844,773.22 9,448.643.89
.................... ............... 74,313 81
88,449.51 96,024.24 64,084.10
156,109.36 176,183.21 3.718.40
70000 1,600.00 2,100.00
335,027.33 364,886.51 369,529.36
2.319.00 2,521.00 3.066.00
24.200.00 33,235.00 44.715.00
26,090.00 27.030.00 38.195.00
9,898.50 10,012.00 10.306.00
15.00 .... ..
644.71 2.285.27 1,277.29
400.669.49 463,588.64 444,105.39
20,825.60 21,461.05 22.871.05

5,355.25 8.001.11 8.752.72
909,929.83 1:198,539.49 1.295.649.05
954.221.96 540.939.19 461.550.23
53.320.50 66.768.35 69,860.23
52,469.24 63.151.75 66.917.78
.................... .................... 24,590.00
8.555.00 9,480.00 7.187.14
76,599.50 90.901.55 90.895.60
5.028.93 715.90 8,269.22

10.878.482.34 11.933,060.90 18,105.59807








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TABLE No., 51

INTERNAL REVENUE RECEIPTS BY SOURCES AND DISTRICTS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


Cap
Excise: Haitien


Fort-
Cayes Liberti


Gonaives Jacmel Jerimie Mi-.i -oin


Petit- Port- Port-
Golve au-Prince de-Paix St.-Marc


Alcohol from cane juice...............
Alcohol from other matter.....
Spirituous liquors..........................
Vinous liquors.........................
Cigars.............................................. ........
Cigarettes.......................................
Lard substitutes........................
Manufactured tobacco....................
Soap...................................... ..............
Sugar ....................... ......................
Vegetable oil ................................

T otal.......................................

Automobile registration tax...............
Consular fees.....................................
Court fees............................ ............... .
Documentary recording fees................
Drivers' licenses...................................
Fines and penalties.................. ....
Foreign residents' permits......................
Identity cards........................................
Income tax.........................................
Insurance............................. ...............
Irrigation tax......................................
Mineral exploration fees ......................
Naturalization................ .............
Occupational tax on foreigners........
O official gazette................................ ......
Passport................................. ...............
Patent and trade mark fees...............
Post office box rentals......................
Public auction fees...............................
Public land rentals.................................
Radio tax............. ...................
Stamp receipts:
Commercial account books..........
Documentary stamps......................
Postage stamps...............................
Stamped paper................................
Stock and bond tax........................
T tourists cards ..................................
Visas of manifests.................................
Vital statistics fees.............................
M iscellaneous......................... ...............

Total......................................


Gourrdes
93,012.75
7,291.67
81.00
1,282.28



2.201.92

10,723 50


114,623.12

13.356 25
2,302 30
688.25
77,194.60
7,760.00
2,746.00
1,82000
46;563.25
414,400 69
438.25



46,421.68

1.320.00

855.00
32.65
50.437.76
2.295.30

925.60
118,449.59
58,243.45
8.265.83
5,800.10

875.95
10.204.00
7.593.35

993,612.99


Gourdes
70,861.85


540.30
25.83
5.55

10.56



71,444.09

7,424 50
66.45
41.50
62,066.81
4.336.25
3,543 00
380.00
46,981.78
75,137.35
778.45
3,363.83

200.00
23,292.20


362.00
10.98
31,067.77
1,118.90

423.00
55.826.93
16.348.80
8,782.75


1,098.10
5.303.50
107.73

419,906.67


Gourdes
2,238.20


524 50


1,163.79



3~926.49

5,605.00

111.50
8,362.95
2,480 00
470.50
1.075.00
31,827.61
3,864,757.21



7,054.45



149.48
54,415.76
342.10


Gourdes
.26.400.40


36888
7.80


125 00



26,502.08

5,825.00
1,194.54
341.00
24,747.09
2.485.00
1,420 00
415 00
23,711.34
73.105.49
186.50



18,567.50
................


220 00
22 58
26,058.60
668.10


7500 248 50
30.682.01 38,277.08
970.90 8,477.70
2,721.18 7.751.55
206.60 ................

325.00 1.191.39
3,443.50. 5,011.10
29.00 4875

4.019.031.24 266,875.89


Gourdes
4,088.70


1.80


1 84



4,092.34

4,428 75
754.61
454.00
53,269.57
2,770.00
5.612.00
91.50
39,504.25
66,978.01
143.90



31,857.50


102.00
0.64
69,837.72
1,057.90

176.50
39,720.34
7,470.25
4.813.80

385.00
2.774.00
0.74

336,295.32


Gourdes
53,349.83


244.50


25.00



53,619.33

5,625.00
121.79
209.00
21,268.75
3,650.00
1,466.00
60.00
21,205.33
22,291.42
212.11



23,282.50


240.00
281.33-
26,233.14
985.70

364.90
46.274.12
9,836.60
5.885.30
375.00

2,325.00
5,098.50
20.60

250,961.42


.our des
17.453.98


58 60






17,512.58

1,994.75

216.50
11,426.26
650,00
1.140.00
25 00
14.446.51
5.071.16
28.45



10,299.50



5.16
6.773.40
188.20

89.80
11.972.26
2.427 35
2.419.10


152.50
1.500.50
500

88.343.98


Gourdes
15,821.93


7.50


36.00



15,865.43

1,954.00
35 00
354.00
15,898.28
975.00
1,175.00

12,402.66
12,386.73


1(A 00
13,620 00


I .... ........
120.00

5,004.45
135.90

95.20
11,240.48
3.332.25
1,431.15


350.00
981.00
5.00

97,461.53


Gourdes
170.721.30
12.60
6.07S 70
38,440 GO
4,679.39
1,494.059 60
26,528.80
7.558 41
21,802.27
187,413.75
181.522.82

2.138,818.24

149,931.25
1.128.728.33
5603.88
720,760.49
87,385 00
12,113.00
20.97000
188,953.14
4.868,445.38
72,399.45
53,654.95
3,718.40
1,700 00
158.8G6 88
3,066.00
43 045.00
38.195.00
8.093.00
718.20
102.147.87
14,744.65

5 814.12
889.777.23
3432189.38
18,295.25
60.536 08
24,565.00

49,701.50
291.40


Gourdes



181.00


1,470.25



1,651.25

2.767.50
13.60,
146.80
16,960 53
1,600.00
522.00
415 00
13,367.15
17,824.41
53.30


14,478 15

350.00

142.00
36.79
26,589.61
515.70

189.60
27,491.84
5 974,25
5,739.20

15.00
359.20
2,923.00
151.15


11.213.228.07 140,277.03


Gourdes
56,556.14





2.321.50



58,877.64


Gourdes
510 535.08
7,304.27
6.159.70
40,633.86
5,729.12
1,494,065.15
26 52880
14.914 27
21,802.27
198,137.25
181,522.82

2,507.332.59


8,040.50 206.952.50
282.20 1,133,498.82
329.00 8,895.43
24.513.73 1.036.469.06
4,015.00 118.10625
720.00 30,927.50
770.00 26.021.50
37.834.14 476,797.16
28,246.04 9,448,643.89
43.40 74.313.81
7,065.32 64,084.10
................ 3,718.40
10000 2,100.00
21,789.00 369,529.36
................ 3.1 S6.00
............... 44,715.00
................ 8.195 00
172.00 10,30O.00
19 48. 1.277.29
45,539.31 444.105"39
818.60 22 871.05

350.50 8.752.72
25,937.17 1,295.64905
6,279.30 461,550.23
3,755.10 69.86023
................ 66.917.78
10.00 24 599.00
125.00 7,187.14
3,955.00 90,895.60
16.50 8.269.22

279,603.93 18.105,598.07


Total


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REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 91










TABLE No. 52


INTERNAL REVENUE RECEIPTS BY SOURCES AND MONTHS-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48


October November December January February March April May June July August September Total


Excise: Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes s Gourde Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Alcohol from cane juice.......... 21,939.99 46,806.13 50,532.45 48,698.34 49,076.72 50,013.86 50.739.60 44,340.97 40,910.18 33.681.61 28,614.79 45,180.44 510,535.08
Alcohol from o'her matter.... ................ 586.05 586.95 ............... ................ ................ 141.45 635.85 1,102.50 1,109.70 1,555.07 1,586.70 7,304.27
Spirituous liquors...................... 848.70 236.70 198.60 267.90 505.20 812.10 433.80 229.90 25.20 1,174.20 1.069.20 358.20 6,159.70
Vinous liquors..................... 2,626.60 3,094.08 3,825.90 7,934.40 3,936.00 1,104.50 1,607.40 1,883.40 2,716.50 7,165.88 3.423.10 1,316.10 40.633.86
Cigars...................................... 503.77 747.05 630.57 292.16 481.63 393.33 602.80 303.40 613.25 399.50 315.13 446.53 5.729.12
Cigarettes............... ..... 146,640.60 235,537.70 108,83260 139,417.55 69,384.75 131,866.15 140,554.50 143,630.00 23,965.15 112,153.15 93,341.50 148,741.50 1,494,065.15
Lard substitutes........................ 113.38 ................ 113.38 ................ 1,529.42 4,194.89 2,687.02 3,049.78 5,181.28 5,135.94 4,262.94 260.77 26,528.80
Manufactured tobacco............... 540.67 2,874.64 1,558.41 1,556.28 522.49 837.92 2.537.26 521.83 438 05 1,686.68 939.00 901.04 14,914.27
Soap........................................ 1114.36 866.71 1,790.20 2,708.50 4,813.38 2,785.92 2.667.27 1,036.98 1,109.22 237.32 309.55 2.362.86 21,802.27
Sugar........................... .... ... ...... ............... ............. 2400.00 36783.00 23.403.00 24,887.25 40,263.75 36,500.25 33,900.00 198,137.25
Vegetable oil............................. 10.760.79 2571.25 75.59 471.64 6,778.92 30,403.66 38,346.18 22.564.92 31,029.89 24,544.90 13,873.89 101.19 181,522.82

Total....................................... 185088.86 293,320.31 168,144.65 201,346.77 137,028.51 224,812.33 277,100.28 241,600.03 131,978.47 227,552.63 184,204.42 235,155.33 2.507,332.59
Automobile registration tax........... 32.425.00 66.617.00 29,246.50 22,439.25 26,574.50 11,717.50 7,10875 3.658.75 3,149.00 2,293.75 1.015.00 707.50 206,952.50
Consular fees...................................... 11,957.65 12,582.65 171.430.30 127,269.57 29,184.45 43,665.48 242,531.30 125,471.78 144,566.70 94.500.36 101,473.53 28,865.05 1,133,498.82
Court fees....................................... 261.75 713.25 976.75 555.63 659.00 924.50 512.75 812.80 941.25 1,029.75 790.50 717.50 8,895.43
Documentary recording fees........... 76,494.12 83,381.67 95.424.18 70,239.06 91,044.63 87,949.61 101.706.49 72,959.51 83,298.42 85,052.08 96,812.37 92,106.92 1,036,469.06
Drivers' licenses................................. 20,050.00 40,820.00 19,615.00 9,450.00 7.490.00 8.745.00 3,695.00 2.930.00 2.370.00 1.685.00 1,081.25 175.00- 118.106.25
Fines and penalties........................... 2.179.00 2,708.00 2,393.75 1,296.75 2,252.00 2,416.00 5,116.00 2,073.00 648.00 2.320.00 1.830.00 5,695.00 30.927.50
Foreign residents' permits.............. 14 085.00 3.715.00 1,070.00 1,226.50 815.00 880.00 530.00 805.00 635.00 665.00 950.00 -645.00 26,021.50
Identity cards................................... 80.272.85 156,189.43 45,675.88 30,327.66 29,839.07 30,760.39 33.631.00 18.038.50 13,398.42 13.729.37 12.814.80 12.119.79 476.797.16
Income tax...................................... 276,935.92 670,764.28 99,847.67 339,97631 571.882.23 1.621,145.49 271.062.31 1.830.843.10 397,659.72 400.302.54 2,290.076.77 678,147.55 9.448,643.89
Insurance...... ................ ........................ ................ ............... ............... 6,087.50 13,403.96 16,812.45 12,984.05 12.893.60 12,132.25 74,313.81
Irrigation tax.................................... 199.40 11,961.38 43,562.86 8,360.46 ................ .............. ................ ............... ............... ................ ............... ............... 64,084.10
M mineral exploration fees................. ................ ...... ................ ................ 3,718.40 ............... ................ ...... .......... ........... ... .................. ............ 3,718.40
Naturalization............................... ................ .............. 100.00 200.00 200.00 200.00 30000 300.00 700.00 ............. ................ 100.00 2100.00
Occupational tax on foreigners.: 164,727.25 115.913.43 28,489.95 12,321.54 26,408.49 10,867.96 2.635.90 1,665.28 3,797.60 462.79 1.933.89 305.28 369,529.36
O official gazette................................... .......... ................ 73300 470 00 ................ .............. ............... ................ 1.178.00 ............... ................ 685.00 3.066.00
Passport................................ 5610.00 4,475.00 6,665.00 3.775.00 1,520.00 3,105.00 2.820.00 2.745.00 2,670.00 4,420.00 3,400.00 3,510.00 44,715.00
Patent and trade mark fees........... 705.00 555.00 7,720.00 3.480.00 4,080.00 5,625.00 3.775.00 4,440.00 2.450.00 2.675.00 2,465.00 22500 38,195.00
Post office box rentals................... 7,065.00 1.390.00 978.00 647.00 46.00 88.00 200 32.00 0.00 ................ 20.00 ................ 10,306.00
Publication fees................................. .......... ................................ ................ ................ ................ ............ ....... ................ .........
Public auction fees ...................... 3.34 3.95 ................ 69.74 185.89 ................ 119.26 51.39 96.18 352.54 273.30 121.70 1,277.29
Public land rentals.......................... 8,86955 10.081.28 9.144.39 15,785.30 17,063.62 74,355.78 210.092.66 50,277.11 16,522.93 13,860.02 10,680.72 7.372.03 444,105.39
Radio tax........................................ 12,777.75 3,609.40 1,292.60 805.75 1,000.70 1,196.35 765.70 557.50 383.40 267.10 116.20 98.60 22,871.05
Stamn receipts:
Commercial account books...... 770.40 568.30 639.30 603.20 547.60 1,095.12 1,024.80 752.20 775.40 764.50 497.30 714.60 8,752.72
Documentary stamps............... 113.770.66 136.7i2.27 108.155.76 139,193.82 124,184.24 103,290.6 92.670.83 80,136.27 96.633.08 94,043.28 78.889.63 127,928.61 1,295,649.05
Postage stamps ......................... 45,868.10 41,244.37 47,170.98 38,948.44 39,563.01 37.936.52 4C.711.90 28,529.33 37,279.00 29,106.33 35.829.15 39,36310 461,550.23
Stamped paper...................... 2.017.05 6,631.95 6,252.15 6.289.25 4,956.23 6,309.15 5.968.85 5.906.70 4,926.55 5.680.00 5,711.75 9,210.60 69.860.23
Stock and bond tax.......................... 16.397.23 314.69 91.85 16.562.20 192.51 ................ 11.317.51 5,93944 54.70 15,892.36 155.29 ................ 66,917.78
Tourists cards .................................. ................ ................ 1,470.00 2.840.00 6,035.00 3,075.00 1,115.00 3,745,00 1,010.00 2,255.00 2,020.00 1,025.60 24,590.00
Visas of manifests........................... 427.50 475.00 357.50 1,314.64 460.00 302.50 67500 675.00 475.00 400.00 962.50 602.50 7,187.14
Vital statistics fees ........................ 3,462.50 7.11950 7,877.00 7,802.50 7.500.00 7.876.60 7,905.50 8,006.00 7,043.50 7,859.00 7,784.00 10,659.50 90.895.60
Miscellaneous.................................... 16.33 15.00 65.35 261.00 47.40 151.65 115.74 22.15 0.40* 42.50 15.00 7,517.50 8,269.22

Total.................................... 1,082,437.21 1.671,922.11 904,590.37 1,063,917.34 1,134,478.48 2,288.491.53 1,331,115.03 2,506,376.80 971.472.37 1.020,194.95 2,854,695.97 1.275,905.91 18,105,59807

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TABLE No. 53

COMMUNAL RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48




Expen-
Commnes Receipts ditures Surphls



Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
Abricot ....... .................... ... ..... ................................... ............. 9.275.82 5.649.01 3.626.81
Ac l do Nord.................................................. ...................................... 14.472.88 9,469.24 5,003.64
Anglais................................... ..................................................... 7,008.89 5,084.26 1,924.63
Anse-i-Folr.. ............................ .............................. 8,200.18 6,765.06 1435.12
Anse-a-Pitres ................................................ ............ .......... 1662.86 1,431.74 231.12
Anse-t-Vea .. ......... ........... .......... .............................................. 10,725.14 9,586.33 1,138.81
Anse d'Hainault ............................................................ ......... 11.898.94 11,360.75 538.19
Aquin............. .............................. ..... ...... ...... 36.470.71 30,850.45 5.620.26
Arcahai... .......................................... ..................................... ... 44.425.16 37,899.87 6.525.29
Asile.......................... ...................................................................... ... 14347.74 11.741.97 2.605.77
Bahon ............................................ ................................................ ... 17.952.05 14,388.05 3,564.00
Baie-de-Henne..................................................................................... 1.113.30 668.36 444.94
Bainet .................................. ......... ............ ............ ... 26,676.99 19.510.28 7,166.71
Barad res................................. .............................. ............... ......... 9,529.06 8,804.30 724.76
Bassin Bleu......... ....................................................................... 11.511.51 10.253.93 1.257.58
Belladire ............ ................................................................... ........ 27,783.46 21,065.92 6,717.54
Bonbardopoli,............................. ................................... 1,942.27 1,205.58 736.69
Bonbon. .............................................................................. ... ...... 8,245.82 5,861.50 2,384.32
Borgne .......... .................................... ....................................... .. 16,443.86 11.546.00 4,897.86
Cabaret.. .......... ............. ................ .............. 18,240.70 17.975.18 265.52
Camp-Perrin.......................................................................... ............... 14,623.53 13100.92 1.522.61
Cap-Haitien....................... I................................ ....... ...... 140,184.79 136.920.20 3,264.59
Caracol .......... ........................................ .............. ....... ........ 3,857.00 / 3,180.19 676.81
Cavaillon.............................................................. .......................... 30,911.02 26,430.78 4,480.24
Cay ............... ................................................................................. 86,826.20 83,745.65 3,080.50
Ca1yes-Jacmel,................................ ............................................. ... 10,576.40 7.882.13 2.694.27
Cerca-La-Source....................................................................................... 5.078.08 4,973.56 104.52
Chantal................ ................................................... ................. 25,727.35 20,147.77 5,579.58
Chardonnitres............................ .................................................... 5036.08 4,041.05 995.03
Corail.................................... ............................................. .... ....... 17,810.37 13.907.64 3.902.73
Coteaux ............ ......... ............ .................................... .... 8,309.50 6,297.44 2,012.06
C6tes-de-Fer ........................... ............................................................ 11488.16 8.692.07 2,796.09
Croix des Bouquets ........................ ............................................... 66.328.82 60.488.19 5,840.63
Dame Marie...................... .................................... ... 17.874.60 15.653.72 2.220.88
Dessalines ................. .................... ................... 29,185.40 20.912.49 8,272.91
Dondon....... .................... .......... ...................................... ........... 10.965.54 9.049.42 1,916.12
Energy. ................................................................................ 6,456.91 3,836.25 2.620.66
Fort-Libett.......................................................................... ...... 23,256.27 21,058.28 2.197.99
Ganthier.................................................. ................................ 31,154.52 29074.69 2.07983
Gonaires..................... .............................................. 122.138.57 114.258.11 7.88046
Grand-Bois .,............ .......................................... ....................... 24.929.67 19,567.45 5,362.22
Grand Golve........................................... ...................... ....... 17,106.99 12,992.78 4.114.21
Grand Gosier ....................................................... 9,576.65 6.877.21 2,699.44
Ode Riv. do Nord.. ....................................................... ....... 21.779.95 20,950.02 829.93
Grande Saline.................... ..... .................................... 7,821.48 5,605.45 2.216.03
Gro Morne................ .. ............................................ ....... 40,992.93 28,545.26 12.447.67
Hinche................................................................................ 85,991.63 61,077.05 24.914.58
Jacmel...... ................... .. ........................................... 85,560.55 73.457.55 12,103.00
Jean Rabel............................. ..... ...... .................. 12,082.98 9,322.77 2,760.21
Jirtmic...................................... ............................ .. .... 80,343.88 66,578.05 13.765.83
Kenscoff..................................... ...... ................. 16.264.55 14.127.19 2,137.36
La Chapelle ...... .................. ................................. .... 6.040.02 5,138.03 901.99
La Goale....................... .................... 10,452.02 10,428.06 23.96






REPORT OF THE FISCAL DEPARTMENT-APPENDICES 93


TABLE No. 53 (Continued)

COMMUNAL' RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES-FISCAL YEAR 1947-48 '


Receipts


Expen-
ditures


Surplus


La Tort u. .............. ..... ..... .....................
L To rtue ..... ............................................................. .. ................
Liogine............................................. ....... ........... ............................
Limbona........................................................................................................
Li onade..................................................................................................
M aissade ............................................................................... ........ ...............
M arigot....... ........................................................ ............. ........................
M arm lade............................................................... ................. .................
Milot...................... ... ........................................... .....
M iragoine................................................. ............................... ......
M irebalais ..................................................................................................
M 6le St. N icolas .............................................. ...................... .
M ont O rganis .........................................................................................
M oron ...................................... .....................................................................
Ouanam inthe..........................................................................................
Portau Pri ce........................... ............................. .......................
P ..h.f


Pestel....................
Pition Ville..............
Petit-Golve.................
Petite Riviire Artil
Petite Riviire de I
Petit Trou de Nip
Pignon........................
Pilate..........................
Plaine du Nord........
Plaisance......................
Port-i Piment...........
Port-de-Paix...............
Port Margot...............
Port Salut..................
Quarter Morin.........
Ranquitte.....................
Roseaux....................
Saint Jean da Sud..,
Saint Louis du Nor.
Saint Louis du Sud
Saint-Marc...................


St. Michel de l'Attalaye.............................................................
Saint Raphael ........................................... ........................
Sainte Suzanne............................. ....................... ......................
Saltrout... ....................... ..........................................................................
Savantte .......... ................................. ... ..................................
Terre Neuve...............................................................................
Terrier Rouge ................................................ ...............................


T1 omazeat
Tiburon.....
Trou du I
Torbeckl.....
Vallitres....
'7-~-** *


usual


Conmmunes


Gourdes Gourdes Gourdes
35,825.15 26,306.31 9,518.84
2.436.23 1,524.08 912.15
49,046.70 40,961.77 8,084.93
32,77.43 23,639.39 9,138 04
12.962.00 10.220.43 2.741.57
22,466.35 20,968.62 1,497.73
16.312.19 10.618.07 5,694.12
15,8.3589 11,909.02 3.926.87
7,674.86 5.513.75 2,161.11
43.722.94 35,613.86 8.109,08
57.028.46 45,071.20 11,957.26
2.752.71 2,091.22 661.49
9.225.84 8,854.45 371.39
'23.112.89 18,371.18 4,741.71
13.320.47 11,368.13 1,952.34
1,040,034.90 1,038,686.69 1.348.21
3,729.55 3,02036 709.19
7.629.32 6.089.39 1,539.93
70,729.44 64,604 38 6,125 06
51.315.77 48,340.?2 2975.54
57.863.28 56,111.90 1,751.38
8,070.62 6.737.69 1,332.93
8.255.3S 7.761.86 593.52
6,919.08 5.473.80 1.445.28
18.112.80 16.528.24 1,584.56
10,213.99 6.220.28 3.993.71
15.362.39 14.909.73 452 66
3,087.06 3,042.78 44.28
C1,042.09 52.350.59 8.691.50
11,179.97 10,365.02 814.95
17,837.84 11.29,.53 6.544.31
6 500.49 5.744.15 756.34
7.909.20 5.346.35 2.562.85
6,968.70 5.362.23 1,606.47
S6.409.53 4,932.41 1,477.12
19.601.60 16;866.43 2,735.17
11,826.03 9,296.54 2.529.49
81,181.07 69,691.42 11.489.65
42,055.41 33.693.90 8,361.51
17,737.17 13.854.32 3.882.85
3,814.57 3,172.68 641.89
9,429.59 6,572.43 2,857.16
19,850.20 11,907.57 7,942.63
5,489.22 3,368.32 2120.90
20,432.45 19,940.28 492.17
14,101.49 13,540.66 560.83
3,555.76 3.019.07 536.69
22,561.44 19,472.35 3.089.09
22,241.02 19,726.29 2.514.73
10,130.08 7.934.61 2.195.47
32,971.56 29,064.94 3,906.62

.485,409.92 3,106,510.10' 378,899.82