Mr. Jim Callaghan
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what has been the total direct investment by United Kingdom firms in the European Economic Community in each year since 1974; and what has been the total investment of the European Economic Community in the United Kingdom in the same period.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
Outward direct investment overseas by United Kingdom companies other than oil companies in the European Community 1974–79 is published in table 3.1 of Business Monitor MA4, Overseas Transactions. Total investment by the European Community in the8W United Kingdom 1974–80 is given in table 13.1 of United Kingdom Balance of Payments, 1981 edition. Copies of both publications are in the library.