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Pigmeat

Volume 931: debated on Monday 9 May 1977

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how the most recent figures available for the import of pigmeat compare with those for the previous year.

TABLE A
UNITED KINGDOM IMPORTS OF PIGMEAT

cif value—£'000

Pigmeat—Chilled or Frozen

Bacon, Ham and other dried, salted or smoked pigmeat

Canned Pigmeat Products

Total Products

Quantity Tons

Value

Quantity Tons

Value

Quantity Tons

Value

Quantity Tons

Value

££££
197516,03911,678282,864220,137112,798102,747411,701334,562
197612,0279,250265,064227,819124,867126,876401,958363,945

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish a table showing the volume and value of pigmeat imports for 1976 by country of origin.

TABLE B
UNITED KINGDOM IMPORTS—PIGMEAT—1976—COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
cif value—£
Pigmeat—Chilled or FrozenBacon, Ham and other dried, salted or smoked pigmeatCanned Pigmeat ProductsTotal Products
Quantity TonsValueQuantity TonsValueQuantity TonsValueQuantity TonsValue
££££
Denmark9,9877,816,599204,973165,891,49948,91047,595,838263,870221,303,936
Netherlands25,16528,511,39842,47446,738,84267,63975,250,240
Irish Republic1,131935,24613,79012,540,8822,1142,544,96917,03516,021,097
Poland16,39416,722,4785,7476,547,55422,14123,270,032
Other Countries909498,4134,7424,152,15925,62223,449,15131,27328,099,723
Total All Countries12,0279,250,258265,064227,818,416124,867126,876,354401,958363,945,028

Following is the information for the main categories of pigmeat and pigmeat products imported into the United Kingdom in 1976: