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Manufactured Goods

Volume 33: debated on Monday 6 December 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade if he will publish a table showing in constant money terms the value of manufactured goods (a) imported into the United Kingdom and (b) exported from the United Kingdom in 1981 compared with corresponding figures for 1961 and 1971.

The earliest year for which data are available is 1963, therefore that year has been shown instead of 1961. The information requested is as follows:

Trade in manufactured goods*
Overseas trade statistics basis£ million
ExportsImports
19638,8664,273
197113,7408,872
198117,89319,253

* Standard internationl trade classification sections 5-8

Estimated values at 1975 prices