§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Minister for Trade what has been the percentage change in the value of agricultural exports from the United Kingdom in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
The information requested is set out below.
Annual change in United Kingdom exports of agricultural produce, 1978–82 per cent. 1978 +27.7 1979 -4.0 1980 +17.1 1981 +13.3 1982 +5.9
Source: Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC (R2) sections 0 and 4 and division 22.
Note: Figures relate to the fob value of exports in a given year compared with the corresponding value of exports in the previous year.