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Manufactures (Exports)

Volume 80: debated on Tuesday 11 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the increase in the value of Britain's exports of manufactures and all goods and services, respectively, to France, Germany, Holland, Denmark, the Republic of Ireland, Belgium, Japan and the United States of America, respectively, between 1979 and 1984, expressed in percentage terms.

Data relating to exports of manufactures and total goods are in the table. Information on services for individual countries is not available but the overall increase between 1979 and 1984 was 46 per cent, compared with 50 per cent, and 73 per cent, for manufactures and total goods respectively.

Increase in Value of United Kingdom Exports 1979–1984
F R Germany7877
Irish Republic1333
United States116154