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Thursday, 1 August 1946

Mr BREEN (CALARE, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Has the Minister for Commerce and Agriculture seen in this morning's 'press a cable message relating to the international -wheat market wherein, it is stated, that the Canadian Government is making long term contracts for the sale of wheat to the United Kingdom at approximately 7s. 6d. a bushel, whereas the price in the United States of America is 12s. 6d. a bushel; and, further, that the Canadian Government is selling some wheat on the open market and retaining some with which to fulfil its contractual obligations? Will the Minister have a statement prepared on the fluctuations of the wheat market?

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