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Textiles And Clothing

Volume 974: debated on Tuesday 27 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will circulate in the Official Report a table showing the value

UNITED KINGDOM TRADE IN TEXTILES1 (£ million)
Imports (c.i.f)Exports (f.o.b)
EEC(6)Rest of WorldEEC(6)Rest of World
197075·4199·271·4395·1
197191·1255·370·7365·9
1972106·1294·488·7374·0
1973156·3401·2120·1588·0
1974216·5535·5152·1740·7
1975251·8482·5176·5655·6
1976342·3636·5278·7816·2
1977457·5744·0359·11,001·1
1978658·4882·1389·91,000·2
January-August 1979501·1697·6317·7676·4
UNITED KINGDOM TRADE IN TEXTILE CLOTHING2 (£ million)
Imports (c.i.f)Exports (f.o.b)
EEC(6)Rest of WorldEEC(6)Rest of World
197012·6108·518·486·2
197115·5151·817·992·1
197222·0183·422·1100·9
197333·3274·830·0124·1
197444·6331·737·6156·4
197568·2404·050·6175·3
1976100·9538·392·7264·5
1977138·7567·4144·3390·8
1978188·9658·3181·5422·9
January-August 1979153·6555·9128·6292·0
Source:
United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics ((1) SITC (Rev 2) Division 65 plus Groups 266 and 267 and Item 847·11; (2) Division 84 less Group 848 and Item 847·11; and broadly equivalent items under SITC (Rev 1)).
Notes:
(a) Owing to changes in the classification of the trade statistics, the figures for 1978 and 1979 are not absolutely equivalent to those for earlier years but the differences are negligible.
(b) To provide information in terms of volume as well as value would entail undue cost.