HC Deb 18 July 1986 vol 101 c640W
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

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