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Nickel

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade if he will publish in the Official Report, for the first six months of 1982, the imports into each country of the European Economic Community, together with the country of origin, of each of the following categories of nickel, following the S.I.T.C. (R2) Classification (a) 287·22, (b) 683·22 and (c) 683·24.

A complete breakdown by country of origin could be provided only at disproportionate cost; the available information on total imports is as follows:

European Community—Imports of Nickel January-June 1982
US $ thousand
(a)(b)(c)
Belgium/Luxembourg1,6223,704110
Denmark1756234
France27,30713,11756
F.R. Germany40,45717,30840
Ireland49264
Italy*4,6377,975183
Netherlands*9,35276
Greece......
United Kingdom53,5605,19225

Notes: (a) Standard International Trade Classification No. 287·22.

(b) Standard International Trade Classification No. 683·22.

(c) Standard International Trade Classification No. 683·24.

* January-May 1982.

.. Not available.

Sources: United Kingdom—Overseas Trade Statistics.

Others—National Sources.