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Eggs

Volume 655: debated on Thursday 8 March 1962

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asked the President of the Board of Trade how long his Department took to ascertain the internal price of eggs in Poland after receiving, in the spring of 1961, an application against the dumping of Polish eggs in the United Kingdom.

The Board of Trade had ascertained this price before the formal application was made.

asked the President of the Board of Trade what quantities of eggs were imported into the United Kingdom from Poland and China, respectively, in the month of January, 1962; and how the figures compare with those of January, 1961.

6,950 boxes of shell eggs were imported from Poland in January, 1961; 1,000 boxes were imported in January, 1962. There were no imports of frozen eggs from China or Poland in either period.