HC Deb 07 February 1985 vol 72 c664W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what has been the total of United Kingdom overseas investment since May 1979 in (a) manufacturing and (b) non-manufacturing, showing the proportions invested in the European Economic Community, other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development members and non-Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, respectively.

Mr. Channon

The information available relates to overseas direct investment between 1979 and 1982 and is given in the table.

Total net outward direct investment (excluding oil) 1979–82
Manufacturing Non-manufacturing
World total £ million 6,660 7,373
Share of world total (percentage):
EC 11.5 6.2
OECD other than EC 67.4 66.1
Non-OECD 21.1 27.7