HC Deb 08 April 1957 vol 568 cc87-8W
56. Mr. R. Bell

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what quantity of beef has been imported into the United Kingdom from the Argentine Republic in the period of twelve months up to the latest convenient date; and how these imports compare in volume and value with similar imports before 1939.

Mr. Godber

Imports of beef and veal from the Argentine in the twelve months ending February, 1957, amounted to 255,100 tons, compared with annual average imports of 356,300 tons for the years 1934 to 1938. The value was£34,605,000 compared with£12,753,000.

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