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Exports

Volume 643: debated on Tuesday 4 July 1961

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asked the President of the Board of Trade, following his opening the Piccadilly Circus advertisement about the need for greater exports, what action he is taking to stimulate the interest of workers in increasing their output for export; since it is the directors and not the workers who decide whether goods shall go into the home or the export markets, whether he will take urgent action to assist employers and trade unions in their efforts to increase the United Kingdom's export

UNITED KINGDOM EXPORTS (INCLUDING RE-EXPORTS)
To19591960Change 1960 over 1959January-May, 1960January-May, 1961Change 1961 over 1960
£m.£m.£m.Per cent.£m.£m.£m.Per cent.
Common Market Countries (excluding Dependencies)511·8567·4+55·6+10·9247·2272·5+25·3+10·2
Rest of World2,949·23,129·3+180·1+6·11,363·51,347·8-15·7-1·2