HC Deb 15 January 1992 vol 201 c594W
28. Mr. Ashton

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what has been the balance of trade in aircraft and aircraft components for the most recent two years for which figures are available.

Mr. Leigh

The latest available figures are for the 12-month period ending September 1991 for which the United Kingdom had a positive trade balance in aircraft and aircraft components of £2.8 billion, compared with £l.7 billion for the previous 12 months ending September 1990.