HC Deb 28 February 1990 vol 168 c205W
Mr. Ron Davies

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the United Kingdom's trade deficit for wood and wood products during 1989; and what proportion of it was constituted by hardwood.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

[holding answer 27 February 1990]: The crude trade deficit in wood and wood products was £5,898 million in 1989; the proportion represented by hardwood was 5 per cent.