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Steel Industry

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 17 December 1987

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To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will publish statistics for the total tonnages achieved in the British steel industry since 1977 and any comparable information available to him about the Japanese steel industry.

Crude steel production United Kingdom and Japan

(million Tonnes)

Year

United Kingdom

Japan

197720·5102·4
197820·3102·1
197921·5111·7
1980

111·3

111·4
198115·3101·7
198213·799·5
198315·097·2
198415·1105·6
198515·8105·3
198614·898·3

1 United Kingdom steel strike.

Source: International Iron and Steel Institute.