HC Deb 04 May 1988 vol 132 cc478-9W
Mr. Butler

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information he has on producer prices for milk at the latest available date in(a) Japan, (b) the European Community, (c) the United States of America and (d) New Zealand.

Mr. Donald Thompson

The information requested is set out in the table.

Producer price1 per kilogramme of milk: 1987
Country Price per kilo
Japan2 Yen 782.75
Yen 890.50
United States3 US$ 0.272
New Zealand4 NZ$ 60.159
European Community Member States5
United Kingdom £ 0.155
Germany DM 0.612
France FF 6l.757
Italy Lire 519.9
Netherlands F1 0.718
Country Price per kilo
Belgium BF 611.10
Luxembourg LF 12.21
Ireland £IR 60.174
Denmark DKr 2.45
Greece Dra 637.19


1 Relates to milk of varying fat content.

2 Guaranteed price for manufacturing milk delivered to factory: average selling price for fluid milk.

3 Average price for milk sold to plants.

4 Farmgate price of milk fat converted to milk equivalent; actual fat content.

5 Ex farm, actual fat content: net of co-responsibility levy. No data are readily available for Spain and Portugal.

6 Provisional.

7 Manufacturing.

8 Fluid.

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