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Imported Goods And Services

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the value of imported goods and services as a proportion of the United Kingdom's gross national product for each year between 1950 and the latest year for which figures are available.

[pursuant to his reply, 14 March 1980]: The information is as follows:

Imported goods and services as a proportion of gross national product*
per cent.
195026·1196522·0
195133·3196621·7
195227·9196722·3
195325·3196824·8
195424·8196924·8
195526·3197025·3
195624·6197124·4
195724·3197224·7
195822·4197329·1
195922·7197436·3
196024·3197530·8
196122·5197633·2
196221·9197734·1
196322·1197832·0
196423·0
* at factor cost.