Up to 1921 the difficulties had gotten worse due the quality of the importations that were being made, therefore these were not increasing, until had given one diminished, but in compensation what it started to be mattered they had been products that were considered of luxury or for rich (with for example piano, silks, automobiles amongst others). another factor that helped to unbalance the trade balance was the valuation of the currencies of some countries in comparison the national currency 22. In short, with the beginning of the great war the importations and exportations of Brazil sufficiently had been shaken, at certain moments some products had had one it looks the good International and at other moments these same item had passed to be barred having made with that other areas of the sector of the economy if forced and if to develop to compensate the negation of another product, what it was good to compel the country to diversify a little its products so that is not the grace of an only line of products, thus taking off the economy of the vulnerability. 4.4 The questions of the coffee of So Paulo and the ships German At the beginning of the war, the state of So Paulo had some storaged bags of coffee in some ports, as Hamburg, Bremem, Anturpia and Trieste, as a pledge of loans made in the Europe. Just in case, all the coffee was vendido and the money was in a bank in Berlin, this was made by the German government to prevent that this money was to stop at the hands of the English, that were the creditors of Brazil. The Brazilian government obtained that Germany was responsible for the guard of the money, that would be returned the peace for So Paulo after, however the devolution of this money turned one problem, therefore in the Europe was being spread the idea of that this money would serve as war repairings.