HC Deb 03 May 1956 vol 552 c57W
Mr. J. E. B. Hill

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give an estimate of the fall in the wholesale price of Argentine meat, cost, insurance, and freight, United Kingdom, which is attributable to the devaluation of the Argentine currency.

Mr. H. Nicholls

While the devaluation has increased the return to the Argentine exporter in terms of pesos, it does not directly affect the value of Argentine meat on the United Kingdom market, which is governed by market conditions here.

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