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Coal Imports

Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the amounts in tonnes of imported coal over each of the past four years; and how these figures compare with coal exports.

The amounts of coal imported into and exported from the United Kingdom in the period 1978–1980 are shown in the following table:

Imports (tonnes)Exports
1981 (estimated)4,500,0009,000,000

Source: HM Customs and Excise.