§ Mr. Pawsey
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the United Kingdom's balance of trade with Portugal for each year since 1978–79.
§ Mr. Channon
The information is as follows:
(£ million) Year Crude balance (Exports valued fob minus imports valued cif) 1979 -32.7 1980 +56.3 1981 +34.7 1982 +50.7
Source: Overseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom.