§ 31. Mr. David Marshall
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which Overseas Economic Co-operation and Development countries spend(a) a larger and (b) a smaller share of their gross domestic product on fixed investment than the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
Comparisons for most OECD countries are readily available only for 1986. In that year the following OECD countries spent a larger share of the GDP on fixed investment than the United KingdomAustralia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.
Belgium spent a smaller share of GDP on fixed investment than the United Kingdom. Comparable figures for other OECD countries are not available.