§ 30. Mr. Judd
asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the total increase during the past five years in British exports to, and imports from, each of the following countries, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya; what has been the percentage change in the United Kingdom's share of these markets; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Shinwell
In view of my right hon. Friend's statement, which we welcome, indicating a vast expansion of our trade with new Commonwealth countries, what is all this nonsense about the Common Market?
|Increase in United Kingdom exports (f.o.b.)||£'000||20,253||8,368||4,663||17,053|
|between 1964 and 1969.Per cent.||Per cent.||133 (*)||84||83||51|
|Increase in United Kingdom imports (c.i.f.)||£'000||29,396||1,658||11,940||6,370|
|between 1964 and 1969.||Per cent.||39 (*)||7||216||33|
|Change in the United Kingdom's share of imports into each country between 1964 and the twelve months ending October, 1969 (†)||Per cent.||31||-17||-2||1|
|(*) Increase between 1965 and 1969. (No separate details of trade with Zambia are available for 1964).|
|(†) Change in share expressed as a percentage of the share in 1964.|