§ 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