HC Deb 22 June 1994 vol 245 c228W
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.