HC Deb 05 November 1996 vol 284 cc441-2W
Sir Wyn Roberts

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what has been the change in the value of(a) EU and (b) United Kingdom exports and for other OECD countries since 1987; and how British exports have fared in this context. [1651]

Mr. Nelson

The information requested is in the following table:

Growth in UK, EU15 and other OECD 1 exports of goods since 19872
US$ billion Per cent, change
1987 1995 1987–95
UK 131 239 82.4
EU15 1,049 1,911 82.2
Other OECD 715 1,508 110.8


1 Comprises Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and USA.

2 Values in US$ at current prices and exchange rates.


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