HC Deb 31 July 1981 vol 9 c637W
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.