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REVIEW OF THE BRITISH CORN TRADE. Thaw began in earnest on Wednesday, and before the end of the week the Thames could be no longer mistaken for the Neva. The famous frost of 1890-1 has become a thing of the past, and February now seems likely to fill quite the average number of "dykes." We need, however, something more than the surface moisture born of thaw. The subsoil is very dry, springs and streams are very low, and unless we have a plentiful rainfall during the next two months, vegetation will start badly for the spring. Wheat we believe toliavestiffered exceed- ingly little injury in this country, but it has been otherwise abroad, and much damage has been done to the lightly-sown autumn grain of Spain, Italy, and the more poorly-farmed areas of France. The effect of the thaw upon trade has been regis- tered with accuracy by the half-hundred really big maikets of the week. We find wheat strong at 33 exchanges, against 47 during the last week of the frost; flour strong at 4, instead of 9; barley at 17, instead of 23; maize at 16, instead of 18. When we come to oats we find the situation unchanged. If the advance during the first three weeks of January was smaller than anticipated, there is now less feeling of depression than might have been supposed. Temporary weakness will hardly be escaped in certain quarters, but the fall in the Bank rate to 3i per cent. will facilitate holding, and lessen the number of compulsory sales. Those who can hold have full encouragement to do so. The supplies in immediate prospect are not over- wbelmtng-, for March and April arrival they are short. London averages show 5d improvement in wheat, but 7d decline on oats, but these quotations do not reflect the week's fluctuations at all accurately. The deliveries of wheat and barley in the country districts have increased, and must be considered large for the time of year. Since January 1st 1,646,209 qrs of wheat and 2,655,643 qrs of barley have been sold, as compared with 1,466,823 qrs of wheat and 2,594,194 qrs of barley sold in the same period of last cereal year. The sales of oats have also been liberal. Foreign wheat cannot be quoted lower on the week, but samples are harder to place from Monday last. Glasgow has admitted 6d decline on foreign flour, but the southern markets have managed to resist decline. The re-opening of Odessa has enabled Russia to send off 248,250 qrs of wheat, against only 58,800 qrs in the preceding week- figures which more than neutralise the cessation of all shipments from Roumania and tbp lower Danube. The news of the new wheat crops in the countries of the Antipodes is on the whole favour- able, but export trade of Chili is suspended owing to civil war. India hopes for a good wheat crop in March and April, but February is a critical period in which heavy damage to previous good prospects is not infrequent. The promise in California, on the other hand, is not so good as it was a month ago. Rainfall to date is much below the average, and the time wherein its fall will avail to secure a good crop is getting more and more restricted. The spring corn trade has not been greatly weakened by the thaw, though barley, which was previously advancing rather decidedly for grinding sorts, has been the subject of a slight decline. The quantity on passage has increased during the past fortnight, but we have no reason to anticipate weakness in this branch of trade. Oats in London are irregalar in price, and quotations may be left with prudence for another week. In the country 17s 6d to 18s seems to command most of what is offered. This time last year 18s 6d to 19s was obtainable, but the heavy home yield was expected to induce slight concessions on the part of farmers. -Mark Lane Express.

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