Dáil Éireann - Volume 482 - 12 November, 1997

Written Answers. - Beef Exports to Russia.

66. Mr. Connaughton asked the Taoiseach the volume of beef in tonnes exported to the Russian market to date in 1997; and the volume of beef in tonnes exported to Russia for the corresponding period in each of the years from 1994 to 1996. [19154/97]

The Taoiseach: The latest period for which figures are available is August 1997. The following table provides details of the volume of beef exported to the Russian market for the eight month period January-August 1997 and for the corresponding period in each of the years 1994, 1995 and 1996.

Beef Exports to Russia

Period

Tonnes

Jan-Aug. 1994

29,032

Jan-Aug. 1995

66,857

Jan-Aug. 1996

65,237

Jan-Aug. 1997

32,077