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South Korea

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is his policy with respect to South Korean exports of motor cars to the United Kingdom in the light of the South Korean Government's ban on British exports of cars to that country.

The South Korean market is not closed to all automotive products. Significant quantities of cars in kit form and some car components are exported to it from the United Kingdom. But we shall continue to press the South Korean authorities to remove restrictions on imports, and we shall keep the level of imports of South Korean cars in the United Kingdom under review.