HC Deb 31 March 1980 vol 982 c16W
37. Mr. Hal Miller

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what were the volumes of imports from Comecon countries in 1970 and 1979 of the following types of vehicles (a) passenger cars and estates, (b) four wheel drive vehicles and (c) commercial vehicles.

Mr. Parkinson

The available information is as follows:

1970 1979
Passenger cars (including station wagons and estate cars) (1) 2,858 45,292
Commercial vehicles (2) 374 2,077

SourceUK Overseas Trade Statistics ((1) SITC(R1) Sub-groups 732.1 and.6 and (2) 732.2 to.5 and 732.7 and corresponding headings under SITC(R2))

NoteFour wheel drive vehicles cannot be separately distinguished within the overall figures above