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UK-EU Trade Balance

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

14. To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the UK's trade balance was with all other EU member states in the last year for which figures are available. (166795)

The Office for National Statistics estimate that the UK deficit in trade in goods with the EU 27 was about £32 billion in 2006. Their latest estimate for trade in services was a balance close to zero.