§ Sir Paul Bryan
asked the Minister for Trade what has been the average growth rate of United Kingdom exports to Hong Kong from 1976 to 1982; and if he will compare this with similar growth rates for United Kingdom exports to other significant markets in the far east.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
[pursuant to the reply, 25 April 1983, c. 228.]: The annual compound growth rates for United Kingdom exports valued fob to these markets over the period specified are as follows: Hong Kong 23.4 per cent., Japan 11.1 per cent., China 7.1 per cent., India 25.3 per cent., South Korea 17.7 per cent. and Singapore 15.4 per cent.