asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will circulate in theOfficial Reporta table showing imports, exports and the trade balance in the first nine months of this year of (a) visible trade less crude oil and precious stones and (b) manufactures less precious stones, in each case for the EEC Six and for all other countries.
The information is as follows:EEC countries for each quarter since 1970.
The available information is as follows on relative export prices and share of main manufacturing countries exports of manufactures.
The information on share of trade with non-EEC countries could be assembled only at disproportionate cost.
|UNITED KINGDOM EXPORTS OF MANUFACTURED GOODS|
|(Not seasonally adjusted)|
Relative export prices*
Share of MMC's exports† Per cent.
|(a) CRUDE BALANCES OF UNITED KINGDOM TRADE WITH THE EEC(6) AND THE REST OF THE WORLD (b) RELATIVE EXPORT PRICES OF MANUFACTURES UNITED KINGDOM TO EEC(6)|
Relative export prices of manufactures United Kingdom compared with EEC(6)
Rest of World
|January to October 1979||-3,472||-1,706||N.A.|
*Crude balances are on an OTS basis. The 1979 figures are seasonally adjusted and include the previously unrecorded import information.