HC Deb 06 April 1967 vol 744 c75W
Mr. Thornton

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs what were Hong Kong's visible trade balances including re-exports with Japan, expressed as percentages of total visible trade between the two countries in 1964, 1965, and 1966; and what were the corresponding figures for Hong Kong's trade with the United Kingdom.

Mrs. Hart

Hong Kong had adverse balances of 66 per cent., 60 per cent., 61 per cent. with Japan in 1964, 1965 and 1966 respectively. With the United Kingdom there was a favourable balance of 10 per cent. in 1964 and adverse balances of 3 per cent. and 0.3 per cent. in 1965 and 1966.