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Wednesday, 25 August 1937

Senator BRAND (VICTORIA) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Commerce, upon notice -

1.   At the recent Imperial Conference, was the High Commissioner, the Eight Honorable S. M. Bruce, successful in obtaining a discussion on the varying of the British preference on dominion canned fruits from 15 per cent. ad valorem to a flat rate of 2s. per dozen 30 oz. tins or its equivalent, 10s. per cwt. ?

2.   What is the new arrangement, if any?

3.   If the proposal was unsuccessful, what were the reasons?

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