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Steel

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade how much steel was imported from, and exported to, the six criginal members of the EEC, and West Germany,

Thousand tonnes
ImportsExports
The "Six"West GermanyThe "Six"West GermanyTotal
19706101033941083,843
19717881273641054,707
19721,1272854081104,446
19731,4685645671554,027
19742,7051,0185201343,120
1975:
January322854412275
February299835319249
March280945214280

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the value in £ sterling per tonne of United Kingdom imports and exports of steel in each of the last five years and in each month of the current

£ per tonne c.i.f
197019711972197319741975
JanuaryFebruaryMarch
Imports747977112159168172165
Exports77757594148178194182
Note: Values per tonne derived from the overseas trade statistics are not true prices. They are influenced by differences in the commodity composition within the particular SITC(R) Groups and sub-Groups defining steel, in the quality of the goods, transport costs and in certain other factors.

respectively, in each of the last five years and in each month of 1975 to date; and how much steel was exported from the United Kingdom in total for the same period.

Following is the information for ingots, semi-finished and finished steel:—year, until the latest date for which figures are available.

Following is the information for ingots, semi-finished and finished steel:—