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Sugar

Volume 979: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the production and consumption total, respectively, of sugar for each member country in the EEC for 1978–79 and 1979–80.

The quantities of sugar produced and consumed in each

('000 tonnes white sugar equivalent
1978–79*1979–80*
(provisional)(estimated)
Production †ConsumptionProduction †Consumption
Denmark407201453198
Germany2,758 ‡2,2122,841 ‡2,217
France4,117; §1,9504,328 §1,978
Ireland188150175150
Italy1,5011,7521,5621,752
Netherlands951590853580
Belgium and Luxembourg830335912336
United Kingdom1,0222,3171,1502,337
EEC Total11,7749,50711,8959,548
Source: EEC Commission.
* Figures relate to October/September years.
† Excludes sugar stocks carried forward from the preceding year.
‡ Includes sugar produced from molasses.
§ Includes cane sugar produced in the French overseas departments.