The Original Source--Documents Statistique--Is Available In New York Public Library Only From 1885 On. It Is Available In Paris. For Earlier Years, Therefore, A Secondary Source--Bulletin De Statistique Et Legislation Comparee--Was Used. This Source Did Not Provide As Careful Or Complete Revisions As The Original Source (1885 Overlap Does Not Check Exactly, But Appeared To Be The Best Available Official Source For Early Data. Figures For July And August 1906, Taken From Table Giving Monthly Figures Instead Of Cumulative, As The Figures Coincide With Total Exports When Added To Other Subgroups. Parcel Post Subtracted 1926-34 To Make Consistent With Earlier Series. Beginning With March 1935, The Saar Has Been Excluded. December 1921 Total Computed By Adding Component Subdivisions. July-August 1928 - Sum Of Subgroups Making Up Total Exports. Declared Values Since 1927 Included; Before, Official Values. Source: For 1878-84 Data, See Bulletin De Statistique Et De Legislation Comparee (Finance Ministere) 1879, P. 90, Then Monthly Thereafter. For 1885-1934, Documents Statistique ... Sur Le Commerce De La France (Direction Generale Des Douanes) Which With The 1922-24 Issue And Thereafter Changes Title To Statistique Mensurelle Des Commerce Exterieur De La France. Where Gaps Occur, See Bulletin De Statistique Generale; Bulletin De Legislation Comparee Or L'Economiste France.
This NBER data series m07010 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 7 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter07.html.
NBER Indicator: m07010
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Raw Materials, Exports for France [M07010FRM410NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M07010FRM410NNBR/, November 30, 2015.