March 20, 1939 (18th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. The quantity put into cold storage is unknown, but on February 1 and March 1 the stocks on hand in Montreal were as follows:
Creamery Dairy butter butter Totallb. lb. lb.February 1, 1939 9,354,444 17,515 9,371,959March 1, 1939 .. 7,243,298 12,000 7,255,298Deducting March 1 figures from those of February 1 there was a net "out-of-storage" movement during the month of February of: Creamery Dairy butter butter Totallb. lb. lb.2,111,146 5,515 2,116,6612. The quantity put into cold storage is unknown, and as stocks are only reported as at the opening of business on the first day of each month, the storage movement for the month of March will not be known until April.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BUTTER IN STORAGE
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