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Volume 885: debated on Monday 27 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the average annual percentage growth, expressed in dollars, of imports and exports, respectively, of each of the member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, during the periods 1948–58 and 1958–73 and at the latest date for which figures are available, respectively.

Imports ($ Values)Exports ($ Values)
Annual average growth ratePercentage change January-June 1974Annual average growth ratePercentage change January-June 1974
1948–581958–73January-June 19731948–581958–73January-June 1973
Per cent.Per cent.Per cent.Per cent.
Canada7·110·534·55·011·329·9
United Stales6·411·741·43·59·744·6
Japan16·118·483·727·318·548·2
Australia3·89·470·80·112·514·7
New Zealand5·96·974·63·59·1-6·0
Austria10·713·137·716·611·949·7
Belgium/Luxembourg4·413·842·86·114·235·6
Denmark6·712·241·08·511·035·6
Finland4·112·656·64·411·355·0
France5·413·148·49·813·831·3
German Federal Republic16·413·931·228·014·244·1
Greece4·512·941·39·513·076·8
Iceland1·910·063·50·810·420·8
Ireland0·111·341·76·312·424·5
Italy7·615·561·29·115·441·5
Netherlands6·813·641·512·114·338·0
Norway5·710·950·56·013·140·9
Portugal1·512·665·85·312·934·1
Spain6·117·365·22·717·133·8
Sweden5·610·550·46·512·531·9
Switzerland3·913·632·76·812·931·4
Turkey-1·013·576·82·311·843·0
United Kingdom2·58·948·13·78·125·8
Sources:
1948 and all figures for New Zealand—United Nations Statistical Yearbook and Monthly Bulletin of Statistics.
1958–1974—OECD Statistics of Foreign Trade Series A.