1898: Anglo-Siberian Trade


ST. PETERSBURG, Tuesday — On February 6 a special commission will be opened under M. Kovalefsky, director of the Board of trade, to discuss the important question of introducing a general Russian Customs tariff for foreign imports into Siberia by the northern sea route, which have hitherto been carried exclusively in British ships. M. Kovalefsky has telegraphed to various municipal authorities of Siberian towns to send delegates.

The New York Herald, European Edition, January 20, 1898

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