HC Deb 14 July 1980 vol 988 cc369-70W
42. Mr. Douglas

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will give the latest statistics for the import of manufactured goods into the United Kingdom, together with the relevant export figures.

Mr. Parkinson

In the first quarter of 1980, United Kingdom imports of manufactured goods, on a balance of payments basis, were valued at £8.0 billion, and exports at £8.7 billion. Further information is given in table A8 of theMonthly Review of External Trade Statistics, a copy of which is in the House of Commons Library.