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Commodity Prices

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) if he will publish a table showing, in respect of the most recent date for which figures are available, the European Economic Community entry price in European currency units per tonne and the lowest available world market price in European currency units per tonne in respect of common wheat, barley, maize, white sugar, beef and veal, pigmeat, butter, skimmed milk powder, olive oil and oilseeds, respectively;(2) if he will publish a table giving the most up-to-date percentage figures of the levies charged on imports of common wheat, barley, maize, sugar, pigmeat, beef, butter and skimmed milk powder, respectively, as a percentage of European Economic Community intervention prices, on the same basis as the reply by the Minister of State,

Official Report, 2 April, c. 207; and to what extent the gap between European Economic Community and world prices has increased or been reduced over the past 12 months.

In the time available I regret I am not able to answer in the form requested. I shall write to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.