HC Deb 18 January 1983 vol 35 c87W
Mr. John Grant

asked the Minister for Trade what was the last occasion on which there was an annual deficit in United Kingdom trade in manufactured goods.

Mr. Peter Rees

[pursuant to his reply, 17 January 1983, c. 66]: There has been no occasion on which the United Kingdom has recorded, on a balance of payments basis, an annual deficit on trade in manufactured goods.

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