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Agricultural Machinery

Volume 976: debated on Friday 21 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what has been the value of British agricultural machinery exports, and the value of imports of agricultural machinery (a) from EEC countries and (b) from the rest of the world, in each year since 1973.

The available information is as follows:

I. UNITED KINGDOM IMPORTS
million cif)
197319741975197619771978
Wheeled tractors—*
EEC(8)33·641·176·8102·6144·6 166·8
Rest of World11·316·523·137·145·8 38·8
Other agricultural machinery—
EEC(8)31·750·454·777·787·6 97·1
Rest of World7·211·615·521·423·824·7
II. UNITED KINGDOM EXPORTS
million fob)
197319741975197619771978
Wheeled tractors—*
EEC(8)52·856·990·6140·6196·2 244·5
Rest of World209·5238·8377·2471·2531·0 476·2
Other agricultural machinery—
EEC(8)21·025·829·744·163·470·8
Rest of World29·242·355·655·872·370·4
* Including internal combustion engines and parts and accessories.
Source: Business Monitor M.10 (Overseas Trade Analysed in Terms of Industries)