§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will publish in the Official Report a list of the four-digit headings in chapters 73–82 of the Brussels nomenclature which fall wholly or partly within division 69 of the standard industrial trade
Value of specified United Kingdom Imports £ million cif 1980 1981 1982 January-October 1983 (i) Tungsten and molybdenum, excluding bars (other than bars not further prepared than sintered), rods, angles, shapes, sections, wire, filaments, plates, sheet, strip and foil: (a) Tungsten, wrought, and articles of tungsten (not elsewhere specified) (8101–8000) 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.6 (b) Molybdenum, wrought, and articles of molybdenum (not elsewhere specified) (8102–8000) 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.8 (ii) Knife blades not for machines or mechanical appliances(8209–6000) 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 (iii) (a) Stainless steel spoons and forks (8214–1010) 5.1 5.9 4.6 4.2 (b) Stainless steel fish-eaters, butter-knives, ladles and similar kitchen or tableware (8214–1040) 1.0 1.3 1.1 1.1
§ Mr. Butcher
The National Enterprise Board invested £1 million in Twinlock shares and made a loan of £0.5 million. Ten per cent. of the shares were sold to Scottish American Investment Company plc in June 1982 and the remainder to Acco Corporation in September 1983. A total of £3.9 million was received by the National Enterprise Board from these share sales, as well as repayment of the loan.
§ Mr. Gould
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for (a) textiles and (b) clothing, the value of imports from and exports to other EC countries each year since 1970 and in the current year to date, together with the export-import ratio.
§ Mr. Channon
The information is as follows:
classification and in which one or more items will be subject to a tariff of 10 per cent. or more on 1 January 1987, together with the value of imports of such items each year since the start of the Tokyo round and the current year to date.
§ Mr. Channon
The information is as follows:357W
Her Majesty's Custom and Excise Tariff, Chapters 73–82; and the United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC/I22. Items 696.06. 696.08, 699.91 and 699.92.