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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the share of United Kingdom exports and imports attributable to manufactured and semi-manufactured goods in 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980 and 1985, respectively.
[pursuant to his reply, Tuesday 22 October 1985, c. 118]: Information as follows:
|United Kingdom trade in manufactures (SITC 5–8)|
|Percentage share of total trade|
|Total manufactures of which||84||84||82||74||66|
|Total manufactures of which||41||53||53||64||68|
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the United Kingdom share of world exports in (a) manufactures and (b) total trade in 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980 and 1985, respectively.
[pursuant to his reply, Tuesday 22 October 1985, c. 119]: The available figures are:
|United Kingdom share or world* exports|
|Per cent. (at current prices)|
|1984 January to June||5||6|
|* Excluding trade among the centrally planned economies of Asia.|
|† Standard International Trade Classification, sections 5 to 8.|