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Business news, 21.01.2002 17:32

The 54th fur auction starts in St. Petersburg today.

Buyers will be offered more than a hundred thousand sable fells hundred thousand fells of mink, fifteen thousand fells of white fox, five hundred thousand fells of squirrel and fells of other valuable furry animals. After a 10-year break bids for astrakhan fur will recommenced. Today examination of goods will be held, the bidding is fixed for Thursday.

At the last, September, auction the average price for a fell came to $45, the maximum one $140.

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