HC Deb 05 June 1996 vol 278 c475W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the value of(a) exports from and (b) imports to Northern Ireland in each of the last five years for which figures are complete. [30828]

Mr. Ancram

Statistics on Northern Ireland's exports are currently available only for the financial years 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94 and 1994–95 and are provided. These are taken from a survey undertaken on behalf of the Department of Economic Development and the Industrial Development Board by the Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre and published on 1 May 1996.

Statistics on imports to Northern Ireland are not available.

Year Exports £ million (excluding sales to GB)
1991–92 1,784
1992–93 1,980
1993–94 2,175
1994–95 2,637