HC Deb 16 June 1992 vol 209 c460W
1991. Mr. Flynn

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of total visible exports were accounted for by items falling under those tariffs heading which have been identified as covering purely military equipment in(a) 1990 and (b)

Mr. Needham

[holding answer 15 June 1992: Military equipment accounted for 2 per cent. of United Kingdom visible exports in 1991. Information for 1990 is not available.

Note: 1. Military equipment is defined, in terms of the Standard International Trade Classification (Revision 3), as aircraft and associated equipment (all tariff headings in division 79 other than those identified as "civil"; and excluding spacecraft and launch vehicles); warships (tariff heading 890600 100) and arms and ammunition for (military purposes) (division 98).

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