§ Sir L. Plummer
asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the value of British exports of machinery for the preparation and sterilisation of food and drink to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in 1960, 1961 and 1962, respectively; and what proportion of total United Kingdom exports of this type of equipment was shipped to those countries in each of the three years.
§ Mr. Erroll
The following is the information:
UNITED KINGDOM EXPORTS OF MACHINERY FOR THE PREPARATION AND STERILISATION OF FOOD AND DRINK — 1960 1961 1962 (£,000) (£,000) (£,000) (a) Total exports 10,475 14,010 12,026 (b) Of which to Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 2,022 5,240 2,204 (c) (b) as % of (a) 19.3% 37.4% 18.3%