§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the United Kingdom's trade balance with newly industrialised countries in finished manufactures at current prices in 1980.
§ Mr. Parkinson
The crude balance of trade in finished manufactures with the newly industrialised countries in 1980 was a surplus of £1,097 million. Source: overseas trade statistics of the United Kingdom, SITC(R2) Sections 7 and 8. Note: newly industrialising countries have been taken as the 23 countries indentified as such in Government economic service working paper No. 18.