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Grain Prices

Volume 828: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1971

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is his estimate of the average world price of grain as the result of this year's harvest; and how this price compares with last year's price at the same time.

It is not possible to estimate an average world price for all grains, but the following are the approximate offering prices for wheat and maize in the United Kingdom, which account for a large proportion of our cereal imports:

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