Excerpt from Food Balances in Foreign Countries, Vol. 1: Estimates for 16 Countries of Western Europe Within Western Europe, the pattern of food production, dependence on imports, and availability of exports vary sharply from one part of the region to another. For example, livestock is by far the most important sector of agriculture in most countries north of the Alps, whereas cr0ps for direct human consumption predominate in the south. The United Kingdom imports a substantial proportion of its supplies of most foods whereas Denmark has an export surplus of most foods. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.