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Capital (Export)

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much capital was exported from Great Britain in each year from 1980 to 1984.

Net capital movements are identical in size to the total balance on the current account of the balance of payments, although they are recorded in the accounts with the reverse sign. The figures are as follows:

£ million
Positive figures here represent current account surpluses and net capital outflows.