February 4, 1953 (21st Parliament, 7th Session)

LIB

Mr. Mcllrailh: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Defence Production; Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. 200,000 long tons, the equivalent of 7,466,666 bushels.
2. The quantity of wheat which the United Kingdom has agreed to purchase on a class II basis is to be priced at the class II price in effect at the time of offering, which will be between now and next August. As at January 29 the class II prices for the milling grades of wheat were 37 cents per bushel over the I.W.A. prices. On this basis the sum involved is $2,762,666.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   WHEAT, CLASS II BRITISH PURCHASES
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