§ 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:222W
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 Note: 1 Trade is calculated as the arithmetic mean of exports and imports.
OECD Main Economic Indicators, December 1994.