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Wednesday, 21 July 1920

Mr GREENE (RICHMOND, NEW SOUTH WALES) (Minister for Trade and Customs) - The answers to the honorable member's questions are as follow : - 1 and 2. It is open to the Co-operative Wholesale Society of New South Wales to buy sugar from the Colonial Sugar Refining Company or from any wholesaler: and it is, therefore, not possible to state the source of the company's supplies, nor the amount thereof.

3.   A cargo of 7,000 tons of sugar arrived from Cuba at Sydney on Monday, 5th July, and shipments of new season's sugar from Queensland are also beginning to arrive. The ordinary trade requirements are, therefore, now likely to be met.

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