HC Deb 05 December 1972 vol 847 c406W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what has been the value of exports of British shirts from 1962 to 1971, inclusive, and for 1972 to date; and what is the average value of each shirt exported at the latest date for which such a figure can be ascertained.

Sir G. Howe

Figures for shirts for the years 1962–69 are published in Volume I of the Annual Statement of Trade of the United Kingdom for these years, and for the year 1970 in Volume III of the Annual Statement of Trade 1970. The figures for the year 1971 and January to October, 1972 are £4.5 million f.o.b. and £4.4 million f.o.b. respectively; the average value per shirt in October, 1972 was £1.19.