HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 c520W
Dr. Reid

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest forecast for the current account of the balance of payments for 1989.

Mr. Norman Lamont

The CSO's latest estimate is for a current account deficit of £20.3 billion in 1989, in line with the Autumn Statement forecast of around £20 billion.