HC Deb 05 July 1956 vol 555 c121W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the President of the Board of Trade what food is bought from Great Britain by the Argentine in exchange for the food bought from them by this country.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

United Kingdom exports of food and beverages to Argentina during 1955 were as follows:

Live animals chiefly for food of which— 376,604
Bulls for breeding 342,973
Fish and fish preparations 9,676
Sugar and sugar preparations of which— 39,840
Lactose (sugar of milk) 39,760
Coffee, cocoa and cocoa preparations, tea and spices 5,849
Feeding stuff for animals and food wastes 1,002
Miscellaneous food preparations 13,984
Beverages of which— 219,918
Whisky, Scotch or Irish 218,056
All other foods 426