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Textiles (Trade Deficit)

Volume 983: debated on Friday 25 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the cumulative trade deficit in textile goods for January, February and March 1980.

In the period January to March 1980 the crude deficit—exports valued fob minus imports cif—on trade in textile goods* was £174 million.

*(SITC (Rev. 2)) Division 65, Groups 266, 267, 268 part, 842 to 847.