The East-India-trade a most profitable trade to the kingdom. And best secured and improved in a company, and a joint-stock. Represented in a letter written upon the occasion of two letters lately published, insinuating the contrary by Ferguson, Robert

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GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1759:2
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Pagination[2], 27, [1] p
Number of Pages27
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‘A Treatise concerning the East India Trade: being a most profitable trade to the Kingdom, and best secured and improved by a company and joint stock.

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That the East-India trade is more profitable and necessary to the kingdom of England, than to any other kingdom or nation in Europe. By Philopatris. CHILD, Sir Josiah. By the early 18th century, the East India Company was trading regularly with the Chinese from Canton, buying mainly tea, silk textiles and inexpensive porcelain, in exchange for silver.

Over the next years tea became a very popular drink in England, and there was a fear that too much silver was leaving the country to pay for it. Chapter 6 – The Constitution of the First English East India Company Its nature was rather that of a modern syndicate formed to obtain from the crown a concession of the East India trade for a certain number of years, and then to work the concession by means of successive.

The Trading World of Asia and the English East India Company reveals the monumental importance a single, long-lived organization can have on world history. Between and the East India Company operated mostly as a commercial enterprise, but in its last century it also became a territorial ruler.

The East India Trade by Henry G. Roseveare The phrase 'long-awaited' applied to this1 or any book under review is not merely trite: it carries with it the faintest under-tones of reproach, the merest suggestion that the author might, perhaps, have been a little more expeditious in completing his work.

Any such inference in this case would be quite. But he also purported to be doubtful of the great utility of the road to the dock company. The most direct route to the export dock would still be along Poplar High Street, and even from the import dock the new thoroughfare would require a longer access-road than the High Street.

He wanted the dock company to contribute only some £3, 1 The international economy and the East India trade The nature and structure of international trade between Europe and Asia i The rise of multilateral trade 10 The impact of international trade 15 2 A formal theoretical model of the East India Company's trade The economic and political environment 19 The methods of systems analysis 22Cited by:   For contemporary examples, see An Answer to Two Letters, Concerning the East-India Company (London, ); The East-India-Trade A Most Profitable Trade to the Kingdom And Best Secured and Improved in a Company and a Joint-Stock (London, ), 15–18; and Josia Child to Thomas Papillon, 22 Octoberreprinted in Papillon, A.

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The East India trade in the 17th century, in its political and economic aspects by Khan, Shafaat Ahmad / Sir, Publication date Topics East India Company, East Indies -- Commerce Great Britain, Great Britain -- Commerce East Indies Publisher London: Oxford University Press CollectionPages: The Russians, in conjunction with shippers from Boston in the China trade, carried out a sea otter business (in the fur of sea otters) from California back to Canton, China, and on into Europe.

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A New Discourse on Trade, Davenant. Most importantly, of course partly the backwardness of Indian industry and agriculture is ‘the effect of its external trade which moulded into shape the productive mechanism of the country.’ To understand the nature of the controversy it will be fruitful to tell something about the history of India’s foreign trade during and That the East-India trade is more profitable and necessary to the kingdom of England, than to any other kingdom or nation in Europe, [ ed] A supplement, to a former treatise concerning the East-India trade, printed British East India Company [1], –, company chartered by Queen Elizabeth I [2] for trade with Asia.

The original object of the group of merchants involved was to break the Dutch monopoly of the spice trade with the East Indies [3]. The Wealth of Nations.

INTRODUCTION Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations () has proved to be one of the most influential books of the last years, but that did not happen immediately.

In this passage, he criticizes two of his favorite targets—mercantilist trade policies and licensed monopolies—and thus runs up against some of the most powerful vested interests of his day.

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The East India trading companies, along with their less prestigious but still successful western counterparts, were perhaps the most powerful corporations in history. While the English/ British East India Company was the most recognized, successful, and at times, outright notorious of the European trading companies, France, Spain, Portugal, the Dutch .The book is based on an extensive analysis of the quantitative and qualitative material available in the Company's archives.

The data-processing of the quantitative evidence and its subsequent statistical analysis was carried out on a computer, and the book contains comprehensive tables on the volume and value of the Company's trade, prices of.The best and most certain discovery is to be made from the encrease or diminution of our Trade and Shipping in general.

Where-ever Trade is great and continuous so, and grows daily more great and encreaseth in Shipping, and for a succession not of a few years, but of Ages, that Trade must be nationally profitable.

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