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bJr , e l d ° f , l:vs> ' y ear Mr Cham, berlain forwarded a despatch through tho Governors to the clonics asking for Feporta as to the effect of foreign competition unon colonial trade with Great Britain. The Colonial Office officials consider that the replies received from ihe various Governments indicate that British manufacturers remain supreme as far as the best classes of goods are concerned excepting as regards some lines of American and Canadian tools and machinery. The general colonial market prefers cheaply finished imitations of the better classes of goods, and as foreign manufaeuyrcra respond to the demand in this dAraetiou there is some danger of the hotter class of trade eventually foll ow W Wh A Ch f P r r U S M - The Victorian™! cotmentd" **»**« '» «*"£

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BRITISH TRADE EITH THE COLONIES., Issue 10421, 16 September 1897

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BRITISH TRADE EITH THE COLONIES. Issue 10421, 16 September 1897

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