§ Mr. Wheeler
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will list the top 10 countries for United Kingdom 212W exports and trade success together with the value of the business; and how much trade is to EEC member countries.
§ Mr. Parkinson
The information is as follows:
United Kingdom's top 10 export markets in 1980 Country 1980 Value £bn Federal Republic of Germany 5.1 USA 4.5 Netherlands 3.8 France 3.6 Irish Republic 2.6 Belgium/Luxembourg 2.3 Switzerland 2.0 Italy 1.9 Sweden 1.6 Spain 1.2 The value of UK exports to the European Community (including Greece) in 1980 amounted to £20.5bn. Source: Overseas Trade Statistics of the UK (1981 classification basis).