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West Germany

Volume 165: debated on Wednesday 17 January 1990

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53.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the level of United Kingdom trade with West Germany.

76.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the level of United Kingdom trade with West Germany.

Imports from West Germany into the United Kingdom between January to September 1989. when compared with the same period in 1988, rose from £12·9 billion to £14·8 billion, an increase of 14·7 per cent. Total United Kingdom exports to the Federal Republic increased in the same period from £7 billion to £7·9 billion, an increase of 12·9 per cent. United Kingdom non-oil exports rose from £6·3 billion to £7·2 billion, an increase of 14·3 per cent.93. Mr. Jack Thompson: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the current balance of trade in manufactured goods with West Germany.

8.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what Britain's manufacturing trade balance with West Germany was at the end of 1989 or at the latest date available.

In the first 11 months of 1989 imports of manufactures from the Federal Republic of Germany exceeded United Kingdom exports to that country by £9·0 billion.