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Steel Blooms, Billetts, And Slabs (Imports)

Volume 148: debated on Wednesday 9 November 1921

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asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of tons of steel billetts and blooms for July and August, 1921, imported from Germany and Belgium, the value of same for July and August, and the average per ton for July and August for same; and the total number of tons of steel billetts and blooms imported into this country in June, July, and August, and the value and average price per ton?

The following statement gives the information desired by the hon. Member:Quantity and value of steel blooms, billetts, and slabs (other than of special steel) registered as imported into the United Kingdom during the under-mentioned periods.

Months.Total Imports.Of which there was consigned—
From Germany.From Belgium.
(a) Quantity Imported.
June, 192111,5173,299
July, 192110,4807714,616
August, 192115,2966716,014
(b) Declared Value thereof.
June, 192198,99228,549
July, 1921104,5947,54344,591
August, 1921135,8015,40856,034
(c) Average Declared Value per Ton.
June, 1921811118131
July, 1921919791589132
August, 19218177812964