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Thursday, 8 July 1920

Mr GREENE (RICHMOND, NEW SOUTH WALES) (Minister for Trade and Customs) - The answers to the honorable members questions are as follow: -

1.   It is not the intention of the Government to purchase or distribute wheat sacks for the coming harvest, the trade having been allowed to revert to its usual channel. It must be added that it was intimated to the Government after the sale of sacks made to them during the war, that the Calcutta merchants were not prepared to sell to the Government in the future.

2.   See reply to No. 1.

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