The respective shares of the leading customs in the tfade of the country is approximately shown in the following table, which gives the value of their exports and imports (general trade) in 1905 in millions sterling.
The town is noted for its fruit, especially its vines; and it exports tissues, carpets, hides, yellow berries and dried fruit.
Its chief exports are of cotton, hemp, sugar and stone.
Imports are mainly from Germany, exports to Germany and to other West African colonies.
From Cartagena the principal exports are metallic ores, esparto grass, wine, cereals and fruit.