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Exports And Imports

Volume 126: debated on Monday 1 February 1988

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To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1) what are the latest figures for the annual value of exports, excluding oil, on (a) a per capita basis, and (b) as a percentage of gross national product; and what information he has as to comparable figures for other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries;(2) what are the latest figures for the annual value of exports, including oil, on

(a) a per capita basis, and (b) as a percentage of gross national product; and what information he has as to comparable figures for other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries;

(3) what are the latest figures for the annual value of imports, excluding oil, on (a) a per capita basis, and (b) as a percentage of gross national product; and what information he has as to comparable figures for other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries;

(4) what are the latest figures for the annual value of imports, including oil, on (a) a per capita basis, and (b) as a percentage of gross national product; and what information he has as to comparable figures for other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries.

Exports

Imports

Exports

Imports

Total

Total excluding oil

Total

Total excluding oil

Total

Total excluding oil

Total

Total excluding oil

Per capita US $

As percentage of GDP

Canada3,2823,1373,1092,99123·422·322·221·3
USA8478321,5781,4274·94·89·28·3
Japan1,7221,71898378210·710·76·14·9
Australia1,3451,2811,5791,50612·912·315·214·5
New Zealand1,7381,7281,8701,70822·021·923·721·6
Austria2,9762,9593,5483,37923·923·728·527·1
Belgium/Luxembourg6,7186,4196,6576,17751·148·850·647·0
Denmark4,0303,9314,4494,15925·124·527·725·9
Finland3,3193,2413,1162,76423·122·621·719·3
France2,1502,1142,3092,10616·716·518·016·4
Germany3,9693,9403,1022,84827·126·921·219·4
Greece5675301,13595014·213·328·423·8
Ireland3,5503,5303,2573,04851·250·947·044·0
Italy1,7091,6631,7441,53416·315·816·614·6
Netherland5,5254,9735,1824,65646·441·743·539·1
Norway4,3733,3594,8694,66326·620·429·628·4
Portugal70468192479924·823·932·528·1
Spain70766391975611·911·215·512·8
Sweden4,4354,3253,8833,50728·227·524·722·3
Switzerland5,7205,7116,2685,93528·028·030·729·1
Turkey14614321617813·012·619·215·8

1 Figures based on 1986 population.

ֵNot available.

Export valued fob; imports cif.

Sources: OECD Except UK 1987: OTS.