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Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 22 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the value of United Kingdom exports of typewriters for each of the years 1966 to 1974; and to which countries these exports were made.

For the years 1966 to 1969 figures for exports—excluding very small amounts of re-exports—are given in Volume III of the Annual Statement of Overseas Trade under codes 71171–7. Details for 1970 to 1972 appear in Table IV of Volume I of the Annual Statement under heading SITC(R) 714.1; information for 1973 and January-November 1974 appears under the same heading in Table VI of the December 1973 and November 1974 issues of the monthly Overseas Trade Statistics. The figures include an insignificant number of cheque writing machines. The above publications indicate the main countries to which the exports were made.