§ Mr. Hancock
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the estimated United Kingdom trade with (a) the rest of the Commonwealth, (b) the New Commonwealth and (c) South Africa in the last year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
The information is in the following table.
United Kingdom Trade—Year Ending May 1986 £ million, Exports OTS Basis Imports Commonwealth 8,301 6,959 New Commonwealth* 4,902 4,250 South Africa 873 917 * Commonwealth excluding Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Source: Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics