HC Deb 23 July 1969 vol 787 cc376-7W
64. Mr. Eadie

asked the President of the Board of Trade what were the export figures in the last four financial years for Scotch whisky; how many proof gallons there were in shipments; what was their value; and what was the average value per proof gallon on world markets.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

The following table gives the figures which show that exports have been increasing strongly. The figures include a small amount of whisky made in Northern Ireland.

Year ending Thousand proof gallons £ million f.o.b. Average value per proof gallon
31st March 1966 40,995 113.1 2.76
31st March 1967 41,777 120.7 2.89
31st March 1968 46,517 133.2 2.86
31st March 1969 55,500 168.1 3.03