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Japanese-Owned Manufacturing

Volume 201: debated on Friday 20 December 1991

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate he has made of the number of people employed in Japanese-owned manufacturing industry within the United Kingdom.

From information available to my Department, based on announcements by the companies at the time of the investment, it is estimated that some 45,000 direct jobs have been created by Japanese manufacturing investment in the United Kingdom.