Dáil Éireann - Volume 353 - 24 October, 1984

Written Answers. - Agricultural Imports.

555. Mr. Conaghan asked the Minister for Agriculture the value of agricultural [362] imports in 1983 (a) processed and (b) unprocessed which could reasonably be expected to be produced at home.

Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Deasy): Imports of agricultural products amounted to £845 million in 1983. It is estimated that approximately £200 million of these could reasonably be expected to be produced in Ireland. Of this, approximately two-thirds represents processed products and one-third unprocessed products.