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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Manufactured Goods

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Manufactured Goods on 23rd February 1989.


Mr. Butterfill To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has on the value of exports of manufactured goods for the United Kingdom for each of the last two years; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major United Kingdom exports of manufactured goods rose in value from £60,656 million in 1987 to £65,454 million in 1988. This is another indicator reflecting the strong performance of our manufacturing sector.