HC Deb 07 May 1980 vol 984 cc108-9W
Mr. Brocklebank-Fowler

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is his latest assessment of the total annual balance of trade with the developing world for the 12 months to the latest convenient date.

Mr. Parkinson

In the 12 months ended March 1980, the United Kingdom's trade with the developing world—which includes the oil exporting countries—on an overseas trade statistics basis, was in surplus by £226 million.

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