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Beef Imports

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what quantity of beef has been imported into the United Kingdom from countries outside the European Economic Community in the last 12 months.

During the most recent 12-month period for which figures are available (1 May 1984 to 30 April 1985) the United Kingdom has imported some 102,000 tonnes of beef and beef products from countries outside the European Economic Community. This amount was made up as follows:

Fresh, chilled and frozen beef—35,172 tonnes.
Beef offals, processed beef and beef products—67,035 tonnes.

Source: United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics.