HC Deb 12 February 1973 vol 850 cc224-5W
Mr. Loveridge

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what proportion of United Kingdom exports was produced from the private sector industries in each of the past five years.

Sir G. Howe

Statistics of foreign trade do not distinguish between types of exporting enterprises. However, the available information indicates that private sector industries accounted for all but about 3 per cent. of United Kingdom exports in the past five years.

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