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French Apples

Volume 972: debated on Thursday 25 October 1979

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the volume and value of French apple imports into the United Kingdom in 1978 and to the latest available date in the current year.

During 1978 imports into the United Kingdom of French apples totalled 191,400 tonnes and were valued at £53 million. In the current year up to the end of August—the latest date for which statistics are available—imports amounted to 162,300 tonnes with a value of £37·1 million.