asked the Secretary of State for Trade by how much exports and imports of manufactured goods have increased in volume since 1970; and what are the corresponding figures for Western Germany.
Following is the information:
|Percentage increase in volume 1970 to 1977†|
|United Kingdom||West Germany|
|* Standard International Trade Classification (Revision) sections 5 to 8.|
|† On 1970 prices for comparability. The United Kingdom figures differ slightly from those currently published which are on SITC (Rev. 2) and at 1975 prices.|