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Agricultural Products (European Community)

Volume 928: debated on Monday 21 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement about trade with the EEC in agricultural products.

Trade in agricultural goods with the EEC countries is developing steadily in both directions. In the four years 1972 to 1976 our exports of food and live animals to these countries rose nearly four times in value, from £150 million to £570 million, and our imports from them rose by just over three times, from £650 million to £1,994 million.