HC Deb 19 January 1981 vol 997 c10W
26. Sir William Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the percentage change in the volume of exports and imports during the first nine months of 1980 over the equivalent period of 1979.

Mr. Parkinson

In the first nine months of 1980, export volume was 3½ per cent. higher than in the corresponding period of 1979, and import volume was 2 per cent. lower.