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COMMERCIAL.

The amount of revenue collected at the Custom-house on voods cleared to-day for consumption was L1,82111s lOd. The Colonial Sugar Company have advanced the price of sugar of various grades L2 per ton. Twelve oases of apples, sent by Waikato settlors to Melbourne to test the market, have noted Is 8d per case after paying expenses. Victoria is the Protectionist colony of the Australasian group, yet her last year’s imports exceeded those of the previous year by 385.000 tons. An awkward fact truly for Protectionists THE AUSTRALIAN MARKETS. Messrs Dalgety and Co.’s Melbourne branch reports under yesterday’s date“ New Zealand milling rats, 4s 2d; market strong; supplies are smaller than expected; increased duty anticipated. New Zealand Chevalier barley 0.4 7d, Cape barley 3a Bd.” Their Sydney branch reports under yestf r lay’s date: —“Wheat—There is little animation; prices are unchanged. Oafs—Market likely to remain dud. Chaff—Ma-ket likely to go lower la'er on. Oaten clnff, L 6 per ton. Strew chaff, L 4 10i per ton.” JBy Telegraph,] Sydney, May 31. —The deliveries during the week from New Zealand amount to 906 tons of wheat; from Victoria and South Australia, 228 tons of flour.

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COMMERCIAL., Evening Star, Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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COMMERCIAL. Evening Star, Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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