§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many car radios incorporating a tape player were imported into the United Kingdom in each month of 1980; and, as a whole, what is the percentage increase on those imported in 1979.
§ Mr. Eyre
The monthly information for 1980 is given in the table below. The total for the first 10 months of 1980 represents a decrease of 24 per cent, compared with the corresponding period of 1979.
United Kingdom Imports of Radio Broadcast Receivers* for Motor
Numbers January 60,608 February 87,047 March 67,274 April 72,151 May 49,836 June 70,403 July 60,375 August 47,566 September 70,554 October 78,065 Total Jan.-Oct. 1980 663,879 * Radio broadcast receivers incorporating sound recorders or reproducers, designed or adapted for fitting to motor vehicles.
Source: Overseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom, SITC (R2) Sub-group 762.1 [part].