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European Community (Deficit)

Volume 974: debated on Sunday 11 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what has been the increase in the United Kingdom's deficit with the EEC Six in manufactured goods, less precious stones, in each year since 1970 and 1979 to date, in terms of 1978 prices; and to what he attributes the deterioration.

Information on the volume of United Kingdom trade is available only in aggregate and by broad commodity group in the United Kingdom statistics; information by market is not available.