§ Mr. Fisher
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further evidence he has received to support his estimate in the autumn statement of a 4 per cent. growth in exports of goods and services in 1984.
§ Mr. Moore
Further evidence that reinforces the healthy outlook for exports includesFirst, in the three months August to October exports of goads were 3½ per cent. higher than in the previous three months. Second, the latest CBI monthly survey, which showed a further improvement in export order books.
Third, the latest non-government forecasts as reported in t Financial Times on 5 December.