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Exports

Volume 978: debated on Monday 4 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what proportion of the United Kingdom's gross national product was exported, as compared with other members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, during the latest year for which figures are available.

The available information, in respect of exports of goods and services, is as follows:

Exports of Goods and Services as a percentage of GNP1 1977
United Kingdom31
Australia16
Austria35c
Belgium46
Canada25c
Denmark29
Finland31
France21
F.R. of Germany26
Greece16
Iceland39c
Ireland51
Italy29
Japan13
Luxembourg64
Netherlands50
New Zealand28c
Norway41
Portugal217c
Spain15
Sweden28
Switzerland35
Turkey36
United States8
Notes:
1. GNP at market prices. GNP at factor cost not readily available.
2. 1976.
3. 1975.
c. Estimated.
Source: National Accounts of OECD countries 1960–1977 Volume II.