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European Community (Exports)

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 19 November 1981

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tonnes of skimmed milk powder, wheat, maize and other cereals, respectively, the European Community exported to the Third world in each of the past five years; and what percentages these quantities formed of total EEC production for each product.

The figures requested are provided in the following table:

European Community Exports to Developing Countries*
Thousand TonnesAs percentage of EC productions
1976197719881979198019761977197819791980
Skimmed milk powder120·6224·3261·2409·2435·95·911·111·819·821·1
Common wheat2,321·21,370·71,716·53,122·34,517·96·63·83·97·39·0
Maize43·243·164·310·7120·80·40·30·40·10·7
Other Cereals356·8303·1991·7746·11,664·40·80·61·81·43·0
Notes:

* Developing countries as defined by Eurostat geonomenclature (Code 1030) class 2.

Trade in cereals expressed as a proportion of the production harvested in the year shown.