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Steel

Volume 974: debated on Monday 19 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will circulate in the Official Report a table showing the volume of steel produced

CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION
'000 tonnes
United KingdomWest GermanyFranceItalyUnited States of America‡Japan
195216,68115,80610,8673,63584,5216,988
196024,69534,10017,2818,46290,06722,138
196724,25736,74419,65515,890115,40662,154
197225,29343,70424,09619,812120,75696,912
197820,31141,25622,83624,288124,308102,108
1979 (January to August inclusive)16,160*30,73814,71915,43185,77774,074
EXPORTS OF STEEL PRODUCTS
'000 tonnes
United KingdomWest GermanyFranceItalyUnited States of America‡Japan
19521,858l,776†2,5741333,6881,599
19602,8207,8375,4871,1272,7872,241
19673,70111,9226,4732,0841,7328,756
19724,43913,8318,4723,8022,89820,928
19784,23518,41610,9438,2752,34830,908
1979 (January to June inclusive)3,278*8,8745,3893,5841,21614,888
* January to September inclusive.
† Excluding exports to the German Democratic Republic.
‡ Excludes the production of independent foundries.
Sources: Iron and Steel statistics bureau: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

exported by the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the United States of America and Japan in 1952, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1978 and 1979 to date.

The information requested is only available for the United Kingdom, and sales data have had to be used as a proxy for production data. Data for 1954, 1958 and 1968 have been given in the absence of any for 1952, 1960 and 1967.Following is the table:and exported from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the United States of America and Japan in 1952, 1960, 1967, 1972, 1978 and 1979 to date.