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Tuesday, 3 May 1932


Mr GREGORY - Has the attention of the Prime Minister been, drawn to a statement of the President of the Retail Traders Association of New South Wales, published in yesterday's Sydney Morning Herald, in which he particularises the cost of sales tax, primage duty and exchange. He says -

Therefore sales tax, primage, bank exchange, and conversion rates aggregate 75 per cent, move for oversea goods.

When Cabinet agreed to further increases in the tariff, was the high cost of exchange, primage duty, and sales tax taken into consideration by it?







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