HC Deb 12 June 1989 vol 154 cc311-2W
Mr. Pawsey

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what is the amount of trade in each direction between central America and the United Kingdom for each year since 1985.

Mr. Alan Clark

The information is given in the table:

United Kingdom trade with Central America from 1985–1988
Year Imports Exports
1985 315.7 378.3
1986 193.8 319.1
1987 316.8 344.2
1988 247.7 315.4
Source: Overseas Trade Statistics, Table 1B
1 1988 figures are provisional.

Mr. Alan Clark

The information is in the table:

2 Exports fob; imports cif.

Central America: Belize, Cuba, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico.