HC Deb 25 January 1995 vol 253 cc221-2W
Mr. Battle

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was(a) the total volume of world trade in dollars and (b) the percentage increase year-on-year in each year from 1990–91 to 1993–94.

Mr. Needham

The information, where available, is given in the following table:

World Trade1 in Goods
1991 US Dollars (billions) Per cent. change on previous year
1990 821.6 n/a
1991 856.3 4.2
1992 901.0 5.2
1993 927.3 2.9
1 Trade is calculated as the arithmetic mean of exports and imports.


OECD Main Economic Indicators, December 1994.

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