§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Minister for Trade if he will publish a table showing the volume of imports of steel from the rest of the Common Market in the current year to date, and the comparable volumes in the same period of the previous two years.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
[pursuant to the reply, 29 November 1982, c. 63]: The available information is given below:
United Kingdom imports of ingot, semi-finished and finished steel from the European Community nine January-October Thousand tonnes 1980 2,859 1981 2,097 1982 2,285
Source: United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC/R2 Groups 672–5 inclusive, Sub-groups 678.2-.4 inclusive and 679.3, Item 679.42 and parts of Items 676.01, .02 and 791.99.
Note: Volume information is not available at this level of detail.