§ Mr. Gould
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will publish in the Official Report figures for Japanese investment in United Kingdom and other manufacturing countries in the form of table 4 of the annex on direct investment flows appended to his Department's memorandum, dated December 1982, to the Select Committee of the House of Lords on the European Communities, including figures for earlier years and for the latest available year.668W
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
Japanese overseas direct investment in the USA, the only other manufacturing country separately identified in "Japan Balance of Payments Monthly," for the years given in table 4 of the memorandum are as follows:
US $ million 1973 539 1974 492 1975 638 1976 585 1977 470 1978 835 1979 920 1980 833 1981 1,867
The latest available information on Japanese overseas direct investment for the headings in table 4 and for the USA relates to 1982 and is as follows:
US $ million UK 141 EC 609 USA 1,618 WORLD 4,540
All the data include only purchases, net of disposals, of share capital and long-term loans by Japanese concerns in their overseas subsidiaries, associates and branches. Not included are unremitted profits, short-term loans and trade credit.