§ 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.