§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list all those manufacturing industries whose exports in the latest year for which figures are available exceeded £4 billion in value.
§ Mr. Channon
[pursuant to his reply, 2 December 1985, c. 17]: Exports of principal products of the following sectors of manufacturing industry (defined as classes in divisions 2 to 4 of the Standard Industrial Classification (1980)) exceeded £4 billion in 1984:
- Class 25 Chemical Industry
- Class 32 Mechanical Engineering
- Class 34 Electrical and electronic Engineering
Source: Business Monitor MQ10 (Overseas trade analysed in terms of industries)