§ 32. Sir P. Bryan
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give figures for the average price of barley now being paid in other EEC countries and the price paid per live score to pig producers in those countries.
§ Mr. Buchan
The following is the information:
BARLEY AND PIG PRICES IN CERTAIN EEC COUNTRIES Country Barley prices £per long ton* Average pig prices £ per score deadweight† Denmark n.a. 4.84 Germany 63.74 5.34 France 53.54 5.00 Netherlands 61.62 4.72 Note: All prices converted from national currencies at spot rates. * Barley prices come from HGCA Weekly Bulletin and are prices delivered to selected market centres in week ending 20th March. † Liveweight pig prices are not readily available. Prices shown are for grade II pigs in week ending 17th March.