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Motor Vehicle Exports To Eu
24 January 2001
Volume 621
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asked Her Majesty's Government:What percentage of United Kingdom gross domestic product is accounted for by exports of motor vehicles and components to the European Union. [HL355]

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The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from the National Statistician, Len Cook, dated 23 January 2001.

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question on exports of motor vehicles and components to the EU as a proportion of GDP (HL355).

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) collects information on exports of motor vehicles and components through the Intrastat survey administered by HM Customs & Excise.

In 1999, exports of motor vehicles and other components to the European Union were 1.4 per cent of GDP (which is a net concept; in particular, it is net of imports).