§ Dr. Liam Fox
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what(a) proportion and (b) value of United Kingdom exports went to (i) the EC and (ii) non-EC countries in 1985, 1990 and the last year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Needham
United Kingdom exports to the EC in 1985, 1990 and 1993 were £38 billion, £54 billion and £64 billion respectively, representing 49 per cent., 53 per cent. and 53 per cent. of United Kingdom exports. The value of exports to non-EC countries were £40 billion, £47 billion and £57 billion, representing 51 per cent., 47 per cent. and 47 per cent. of United Kingdom exports.