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Manufactured Goods And Services

Volume 129: debated on Thursday 10 March 1988

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28.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has a revised figure for the anticipated balance of trade in (a) manufactured goods and (b) services for the United Kingdom for the current year; and what was the figure for 1979.

My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer will be making a new forecast for the current year at Budget time. In 1979 the balance of trade in manufactured goods showed a surplus of £2,698 million and services a surplus of £3,815 million.