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Steel Imports

Volume 932: debated on Tuesday 24 May 1977

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information showing, by number, the principal countries involved in descending order of importance in year 1976.

date; and from what countries they came.

A complete country analysis could only be provided at disproportionate cost. Following is the information showing, by value, the principal countries involved in descending order of importance in year 1976:surveillance licensing on iron and steel imports will cover tool steels, high speed steels and stainless steel bars; and, if not, if he will extend it to cover these categories.

The surveillance licensing arrangements announced on 17th May include bars and rods of stainless, high speed and other alloy steels which are not further worked than hot-rolled or extruded. The possibility of extending this coverage to certain other steel products where surveillance statistics might be helpful is about to be examined in conjunction with the EEC Commission.