HC Deb 14 May 1973 vol 856 c237W
Mr. John

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the average percentage of ore content in iron ore imported into this country; and what is the highest and lowest percentage, respectively.

Mr. Emery

During 1972, the average iron content of iron ore and concentrates imported into this country was 619 per cent.; the highest percentage was 68.1 and the lowest 43.9 per cent.