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European Community (Steel Imports)

Volume 31: debated on Wednesday 10 November 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade what was the total volume of steel imports to the European Economic Community from the rest of the world in the most recent annual period for which figures are available; and what were the comparable figures in each of the previous five years.

The available information is as follows:

EC* imports of steel from non-EC countries
thousand tonnes
Steel industry ProductsOf which: ECSC products
1982Not available4,230


* Prior to 1981, the EUROSTAT figures are based on a definition of the Community which excludes Greece. The discontinuities in the series, which cannot readily be allowed for, are, however, likely to be comparatively small.

January to May.