February 27, 1978 (30th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

I was saying that Canada obtained a merchandise trade surplus of $2.9 billion in 1977, even with a deficit of $1.5 billion in crude petroleum. Therefore, Canada improved over the past two years by over $3.4 billion. Third, our export performance in the last two years-the volume of our exports-has risen by about 22 per cent-

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   FINANCE
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