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Imports And Exports

Volume 23: debated on Friday 14 May 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade, further to his reply dated 5 May, Official Report, c. 61, concerning profit margins on exports of finished manufactures in the year ending January 1982, whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for the latest 12 months for which figurers are available the change in unit values of United Kingdom and West German exports of finished manufactures, motor cars or motor vehicles, consumer goods, investment goods, and products in section 7 of the Standard Industrial Trade Classification.

Following is the information:

Exports of Manufactured Goods
Percentage Changes in Unit Values February 1982/February 1981
United Kingdom‡Federal Republic of Germany ║
Finished Manufactures+10·4+5·1
Passenger Motor Cars+21·9+5·9
Consumer Goods*+8·7+4·9
Investment Goods†+9·0+5·5
Section 7 (SITC)+11·0+5·1


* UK Figure excludes passenger motor cars

† UK Figure in Respect of 'Capital' Goods


‡Department of Trade

║ Preise and Preisindizes fur Die Ein and Ausfuhr—FRG