HC Deb 12 February 1965 vol 706 c145W
Mr. Ridley

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total private United Kingdom investment in Common Market countries in 1963 and 1964, respectively.

Mr. MacDermot

Following is the information—

Estimated United Kingdom Private Investment in E.E.C. Countries
£ million
1963 60
1964 (preliminary) 80
The 1964 figure includes the United Kingdom 40 per cent. share of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group purchase for some £60 million of an interest in Montecatini's petrochemicals business. The figures are net of disinvestment.

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