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Machinery Imports And Exports

Volume 975: debated on Monday 10 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether he will publish in the Official Report a table bringing

CHANGE IN THE US DOLLAR PRICES OF MACHINERY AND TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT EXPORTS (SITC SECTION 7)
Percentages
United kingdomWest GermanyJapan
1970 to latest available date+221(a)+157
1973 to latest available date+153(a)+83
1974 to latest available date+118+84+58
1975 to latest available date+80+55+57
1976 to latest available date+81+48+53
1977 to latest available date+54+31+36
1978 to latest available date+26+11+10
Notes:
The latest available dates are October 1979 for the United Kingdom; September 1979 for Wes Germany; and July 1979 for Japan.
(a) figures for West Germany are not readily available prior to 1974 on a consistent basis
Sources:
United Kingdom Trade Statistics
Statistisches Bundesampt
Summary Report Trade of Japan—Japan Tariff Association