HC Deb 17 December 1964 vol 704 c115W
Mr. G. Lloyd

asked the President of the Board of Trade what is the total annual value of trade between the United Kingdom and South Africa, including both visible and invisible items.

Mr. Jay

In the 12 months November, 1963, to October, 1964, the total value of visible trade was:

Imports £124.2 million c.i.f.
Exports £215.3 million f.o.b.
Re-exports £2.6 million f.o.b.

Estimates are not prepared of United Kingdom invisible transactions with individual countries.

Mr. Marten

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will take steps, other than making available the usual range of Government export services, to increase trade with the South African market.

Mr. Jay

The Board of Trade keeps such possibilities under review for every market.