Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Trade Figures.

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asked the Taoiseach the import and export figures for the last calendar year for the Republic; and if he can give similar information in relation to Northern Ireland.

Total import and export figures in the year 1968 were valued at £496.1 million and £332.5 million respectively. The publication, "The Trade of Northern Ireland" published by the Stormont Ministry of Commerce shows imports for the year 1967 at £551.7 million and exports at £506.6 million. Figures for 1968 are not readily available.