HC Deb 05 November 1969 vol 790 c137W
52. Sir E. Bullus

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was Great Britain's percentage of increased world trade for the latest available 12 months; what was the percentage for the previous 12 months; and from figures available to him from international sources, what were the comparable figures for the United States of America, Japan and Western Germany.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

Our share of world trade in manufactures in the year ending June 1969 was a little lower than in the previous year, partly on account of the dollar value having been reduced by devaluation.

July,1966–June,1967 July,1967–June,1968 July,1968–June,1969
Total value (U.S. $ thousand million) 97.5 103.6 123.9
Share of total (percent.):
United Kingdom 12.8 11.2 10.9
United States 20.3 20.5 19.7
Japan 9.7 10.3 10.9
German Federal
Republic 19.5 19.5 19.5

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