HC Deb 27 July 1982 vol 28 cc475-7W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Minister for Trade where he will bring up to date the information published

terms of (a) intra-Community trade and (b) total was accounted for by each member State of the European Community in each years since 1972.

Mr. Peter Rees

The information is as follows:

in the Official Report of 7 December 1979, Official Report, c. 412, concerning the balance of trade in motor vehicles.

Mr. Peter Rees

The available information is as follows:

Crude balance of trade in motor vehicles*
US $ million
1979 1980
United Kingdom -3,137 -2,247
Federal Republic of Germany + 12,829 + 14,312
France +4,620 +3,760
Japan +16,416 +22,785
Italy -2 -2,250
* = Exports f.o.b. less imports c.i.f. Motor vehicles are taken as SITC (R2) sub-groups 781, 782, 783, 784.1.

Sources: OECD Microfiche

United Kingdom Trade Statistics.