HC Deb 04 July 1983 vol 45 cc13-4W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what proportion of total output of United Kingdom manufactures is exported to (i) the world and (ii) the European Community.

Mr. Butcher

In 1982 the percentages of United Kingdom manufacturers' sales exported were:

  1. (i) 26.6 per cent. in total;
  2. (ii) 10.2 per cent. to the European Community.