HC Deb 19 June 1974 vol 875 cc186-7W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT the levels of imports of hand tools from Japan in each of the past 10 years; (2) if he will publish the levels of exports of hand tools in each of the past five years.

Mr. Deakins

Following is the information:

Imports from Japan United Kingdom exports
£ million cif £ million fob
1970 1.0 25.4
1971 1.5 26.7
1972 1.7 26.1
1973 2.0 30.2

Due to changes in the trade classification in 1970, comparable figures are not available for previous years.

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