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Steel Prices

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing the prices, in each of the nine member States of the

CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION
million tonnes
19601965197019751976
United Kingdom24·727·527·920·122·7
Belgium7·29·212·611·612·1
France17·319·623·821·523·2
Federal Republic of Germany34·136·845·040·442·4
Italy8·512·917·321·823·4
Luxembourg4·14·65·54·64·6
Netherlands1·93·15·04·85·2
Denmarkna0·40·50·60·7
Republic of Ireland na0·10·10·10·1
Total EEC countries98·1114·0137·6125·5134·4
United States of America91·9119·0119·1106·0116·3
Japan22·141·193·2102·3107·4
Rest of the world118·4182·5245·7312·5325·4
World Total330·5456·6595·6646·3683·5
Sources:
Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau.
International Iron and Steel Institute.
European Economic Communities "Eurostat".

EEC, of the main categories of steel products covered by the Treaty of Paris.

Details of mandatory minimum prices for concrete reinforcing bars and guidance prices for certain steel products covered by the Treaty of Paris, over which the EEC Commission has taken anti-crisis measures, were published in the Official Journal of the European Communities, Volume 20, No. L 114 on 5th May 1977, copies of which are available in the Library. Prices charged by individual firms within the EEC are at the discretion of these firms in dealign wih their customers and are not readily available.