Lord Shore of Stepney
asked Her Majesty's Government:What was the total output, in millions of tons, of United Kingdom steel in each year since 1995; and what were the totals of United Kingdom steel exports and imports in each year since 1995. [HL334]
Lord Sainsbury of Turville
The following table gives total deliveries of finished steel industry products by UK steel producers, along with figures for export and import.
|Million tonnes||Total Deliveries by UK steel producers||Exports||Imports|
|1 January-October 2000|
Source: Annual Statistics 1999 and later figures (Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau);
Overseas Trade Statistics.
Deliveries by UK steel producers exclude products destined for further processing by other UK steel producers, to avoid double counting.The export and import figures include all deliveries of finished steel products, whether by (or to) UK steel producers, steel stockholders or steel consuming industries.