HC Deb 07 November 1977 vol 938 cc30-1W
34. Mr. Marten

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the United Kingdom current trade deficit for the last 12 months in manufactured goods with the Netherlands and Germany.

Mr. Meacher :

In terms of the crude balance of trade, the deficit with the Federal Republic of Germany in the year to September 1977 was £1,284 million. Trade with the Netherlands showed a surplus of £278 million.