HC Deb 25 April 1983 vol 41 cc226-7W
40. Mr. Spearing

asked the Minister for Trade what are the deficits or surpluses arising in United Kingdom trade in automotive vehicles, equipment, and components with other nations of the European Community in categories of: completed motor cars, commercial motor vehicles and automotive components, respectively.

Mr. Peter Rees

The information is as follows:

United Kingdom trade balances with the European Community in motor vehicles and components
£ million
March 1982 to February 1983
1. Complete passenger motor cars -2,036
2. Other road motor vehicles (including chassis) -207
January to December 1982
3. Parts and components of cars and commercial vehicles -65

Source: 1 and 2: United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC(R2) 781 and 782 to 784.1 (part) inclusive; 3: SIC (1968) Minimum List Heading 381 (part).

Note: The figure for components relates largely to mechanical parts and other parts of metal.