HC Deb 06 December 1967 vol 755 cc329-30W
Mr. Hooley

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will list in the OFFICIAL REPORT those countries which have devalued their currencies concurrently with the devaluation of sterling, and also the principal commodities and consumer goods which the United Kingdom imports from those countries.

Mr. Darling

The attached table lists the countries which have devalued their currencies and also shows the amount of the devaluation in each case.

As regards the second half of the Question, information on the principal imports consigned from these countries is published in Volume IV of the Annual Statement of Trade of the United King- dom, of which a copy is available in the House of Commons Library.

Countries which devalued with the United Kingdom
Country Percentage devaluation
Bermuda 14.3
British Honduras 14.3
Ceylon 20
Cyprus 14.3
Denmark 7.9
East Caribbean 14.3
Falkland Islands 14.3
Fiji 8.95
The Gambia 14.3
Gibraltar 14.3
Guyana 14.3
Hong Kong 5.7
Iceland 24.6
Irish Republic 14.3
Israel 14.3
Jamaica 14.3
Malawi 14.3
Malta 14.3
Mauritius 14.3
New Zealand 19.45
People's Republic of Southern Yemen 14.3
Seychelles 14.3
Sierra Leone 14.3
Spain 14.3
Trinidad & Tobago 14.3