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»M The following is tho Corn Exchange Beport for tho week endiog Friday, March Bth, 1889 :— Considerable quantitiei of grain have been offering during the past week, and business has been done m all lines of produce. London oables point to a slight improvement m the wheat trade, and the Australian unofficial ■tatistiots point to a considerable defioienoy m the northern colonies, American valuos, however, are not influenced m any way whioh would suggest that they will be prepared to ship to any part of the world that gives any encouragement. This, with the large surplus m New Zealand, will make the Mark Lane prioes the chief faotor m ruling our looal prices. We hear that generally the yields are very satisfactory. Oats are offering rather slow, but our outside demands are light Con* siderable sales of barley have been made at satißfaotory rateß ; buyers are still operating largely. Freights to London are easier, 80s being freely offered to shippers. WnitAT— Prime Tuscan iB selling at 8s 5d to 8a 6d with fair demand ; pearl and hunters from 8s 8d to 8s 4d, Beoond quality dull at Bs, broken, little offering at 2a 4d to 2s Gd. Oats— Milling have a quiet market at 2s 8d to 2a id ; short feed, 2s 2d to 2s 3d ; tartars (pure) are enquired for from Australia for seed purposes. Peas— Good demand for Prussian blues at 8s 4d to 8s 6d ; feed, good enquiry at 8a to 3s 2d. Bkaks are not offering. Gbais skid is selling at 3s 6d for machine cleaned, and 2s 6d to 2s 9d for good farmers paroels. Dairy Produce is very quiet : butter has an oooaeional enquiry at 6d to 7a 5 cheese 4d to 6d according to size and quality. The above prioes are those paid to farmers for delivery f.o.b. Sacks extra.

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CORN EXCHANGE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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CORN EXCHANGE Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889