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Image from page 912 of “COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE JOURNAL (CANADA) 1917 pt. 1” (1917)
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Title: COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE JOURNAL (CANADA) 1917 pt. 1
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Authors: CANADA. DEPT. OF TRADE AND COMMERCE
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Guelph, University of Windsor and University of Toronto Libraries
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e. At thepresent time stocks of all kinds of beds are very low and high prices are being asked.A limited supply is being obtained from Finland, but apart from this imports havepractically ceased. The territory of Eastern Siberia w7ith Vladivostok as the dis-tributing centre presents better opportunities for the sale of metallic bedsteads ofCanadian manufacture than does Western Siberia, which is nearer the Europeansources of supply. Canadian producers of metallic bedsteads may obtain the namesof firms distributing this line in Siberia on application to the Department of Tradeand Commerce, Ottawa. (Refer File No. 16965.) DEMAND IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR FOLDING CHAIRS. Mr. W. J. Egan, Canadian Trade Commissioner, Cape Town, has, under dateof January 31, 1917, forwarded the following particulars relative to folding chairs,which are marketable in South Africa:— There is a continual demand in South Africa for folding chairs, more par-ticularly for the cheaper chair, as shown in pattern No. 1.
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18443—2 880 TRADE AND COMMERCE This chair is an American make and was quoted at .50 a dozen. The advant-age of this chair is that when nested it makes a compact parcel, as shown in theillustration. It is a comfortable and strong chair and at the price quoted was cratedin one dozen lots, two parcels of a half dozen each. Several of the dealers here say-that it can be shipped without crating, and this should help to reduce the price. Prices at present are higher, and for a similar chair a .50 quotation shouldsecure good business, if ocean freight rates will allow placing of orders.
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