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Cotton Thread

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will set out the quantities of cotton thread imported into the United Kingdom from Turkey for each of the previous five years.

The information for cotton yarn and thread is as follows:

Tonnes
197419751976
3,3662,4853,240
Tonnes
19771978January-September 1979
2,2315,7874,663
Source: United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics (SITC (Rev. 2) Sub-Group 651.3 and SITC (Rev. 1) Sub-Group 651.3 and 651.4).