HC Deb 04 August 1980 vol 990 cc6-7W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the value of all imports of aluminium into the United Kingdom in 1979; from which countries it came; what was the value of all exports of aluminium from the United Kingdom; and to which countries it was exported.

Mr. Parkinson

[pursuant to his reply, 25 July 1980, c. 402]: The information for unwrought or simply-wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys is as follows:

I. U.K. IMPORTS (£ million cif)
TOTAL 353.4
of which consigned from:
Norway 101.5
Federal Republic of Germany 66.4
France 37.2
United States of America 28.1
Belgium-Luxembourg 23.4
Switzerland 15.7
Sweden 15.0
Iceland 14.5
Italy 12.8
Netherlands 10.4
Austria 7.6
Other countries 20.8
II. U.K. EXPORTS (£ million fob)
TOTAL 244.6
of which destined to:
Netherlands 60.1
Federal Republic of Germany 44.7
Irish Republic 16.8
Italy 13.7
France 12.9
United States of America 10.2
Belgium-Luxembourg 9.5
China 6.3
Sweden 5.8
Canada 4.6
Japan 4.5
Denmark 3.9
Nigeria 3.7
Switzerland 3.1
Finland 3.1
Dubai 3.1
Other countries 38.4

Source: U.K. Overseas Trade Statistics (SITC (Rev. 2) Group 684).

Note: Because of rounding, there may be slight discrepancies between the totals shown and the sums of the constituent items.

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