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Wellington, April 20

The Department of Industries and Commerce has received the following cable from the High Commissioner, dated London, ldth April:—"The quotations, unless otherwise specified, are average market prices on the spot. Frozen meat, mutton—The market is very dull, having been unfavourably affected by large arrivals of mutton and chiliad beef, Thero is no demand for heavy weight Can*-, terbury 4£d, North liland 4 3/8 d (both for light weight), ewes 3 l/Bd. Lamb—The market is steady, the demand being chiefly for light weight. There is a dnll sale for heavy carcases. Canterbury two 6Jd, heavy weights 5 5/Bd, other than Canterbury 6d. (or light weight, there is limited demand for poor grades which are in competition with Australian beef the market is unsettled; N.Z hindquarters 4 S/Bd, forequartora 3Jd, chilled The butter market is quiet. The demand is quiet. The demand is chiefly for the best quality, there being a limited demand for the poorer grades, The Danish \ market is quiet, 114s to 1163. Hew Zealand is in increasing demand, 1063 to 1083 ; unsalted, for which the demand exceeds the supply, 114s to 118s. Australian is in fair demand, 100s to 104s. Argentine is in poor demand, 96s to 100s. Siberian is in moderate demand 100 ato 104s, Cheese—'! he market is quiet, but steady. The Canadian stoc is small, and prices are nominal 'Canadian white 68s to 70s, coloured 69s to 7ls, New Zealand finest white 61s 6d to 62?, fine white 6Cs 6d io 61s, finest coloured 64s to 64s 6d, fine coloured 633 to 63s 61; Australian white 60i?, coloured 62s to 63, secondary 583 to 595.

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HOME MARKETS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4389, 21 April 1914

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HOME MARKETS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4389, 21 April 1914

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