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Phosphate Rock

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the current price of phosphate rock ex Moroccan ports; and whether the United Kingdom demand is related to the needs of agriculture or market stringency.

My Department does not collect information on prices of phosphate rock. Data published by the industry shows that the listed price of Khouribga 72 per cent. TPL rock fas Casablanca as at 1st January 1977 was $3800 per tonne. I have received no complaint of difficulties in supply.