HC Deb 31 July 1981 vol 9 c630W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what percentage of the United Kingdom's exports went to the European Economic Community in 1980; and what percentage went to countries of the Commonwealth in the same year.

Mr. Parkinson

In 1980, 43 per cent. by value of the United Kingdom's exports were consigned to other member countries of the European Community and 13 per cent. to the Commonwealth. (Source: Overseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom.)