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Steel Imports

Volume 893: debated on Monday 9 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the volume per steel classification of steel imports into the United Kingdom in 1974; and what was the value thereof.

Following is the information:

Thousand metric tons£ million c.i.f.
of which:
Ingots and other primary forms (SITC (R) 672)44752
Wire rods (SITC (R) 673.1)11421
Other bars and rods (SITC (R) 673.2)43166
Angles, shapes and sections (SITC (R) 673.4 and 673.5)16322
Plates (SITC (R) 674.1 and 674.2)59087
Sheets excluding lacquered tinplate (SITC (R) 674.3 and 674.8)1,101159
Tinned plate and sheets (SITC (R) 674.7)519
Hoop and strip (SITC (R) 675)17238
New rails, sleepers, fishplates, sole plates (EX SITC (R) 676)10
Tubes and pipes (SITC (R) 678.2, 678.3 and 678.4)725147
Castings and forgings (SITC (R) 679.2 and 679.3)74
Railway tyres, wheels, axles (EX SITC (R) 731.7)00