§ 87. Mr. Swingler
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the extent of the adverse balance of trade with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, and Venezuela, for the year 1962; what was the total value of imports of crude petroleum from these countries for the year; and what was the value of exports to these countries of ships, machinery other than electric, and electric machinery.
§ Mr. Green
With the exception of the value of United Kingdom exports of ships, all this information is obtainable from the December, 1962, issue of the Trade and Navigation Accounts, which is available in the House of Commons Library. Details of the exports of ships (excluding second-hand seagoing vessels for which figures are not available) were as follows:
U.K. Exports—Ships and boats. Year 1962 £ To Kuwait … … … 19,936 To Saudi Arabia … … … 1,530 To Iraq … … … 4,410 To Iran … … … 2,028 To Venezuela … … … 40,494 68,398
§ 91. Mr. Malcolm MacMillan
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total value of imports from Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran during the five-year period 1958 to 1962, and the total value of exports to those destinations during the same period; and what was the total value of crude petroleum imported from those countries, and exports of ships and engineering goods to those destinations, in the same period.
§ Mr. Green
Details of the total value of United Kingdom trade with these158W countries, and of the value of imports of petroleum from them, for the years concerned, are obtainable from the appropriate December issues of the Trade and Navigation Accounts.
The value of exports of ships and boats and of engineering products was as follows:
(£'000) U.K. Exports—Five year period 1958 to 1962 —— Engineering Products* Ships and boats† To: Iraq 165,194 548 Saudi Arabia Iran * Consists of Divisions 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 22 of the Trade and Navigation Accounts. †Also included in Engineering Products.