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Jam And Fruit Pulp

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 14 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the level of imports of jam and fruit pulp from Communist countries.

2,117 tonnes of jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit purees and fruit pastes (being cooked preparations, whether or not containing added sugar) were imported in 1979 from Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Romania and China. No imports were recorded from other centrally planned economies (as defined in the United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics), Cuba, or Yugoslavia.