§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the volume of production of artificial fibres in the United Kingdom last year; and what proportion of this production came from Wales.673W
§ Mr. Carmichael
Production of man made fibres in 1974 was as follows:
'000 metric tons "Artificial" (viscose and acetate) 231.5 Synthetic* 396.1 Total 627.6 Separate figures for Wales are not available. * Fibres or filaments produced from polymers built up from chemical elements or compounds.
Source: Man Made Fibres Producers' Committee.