HC Deb 09 February 1983 vol 36 c348W
Mr. Hardy

asked the Minister for Trade what volume of coal was imported in 1982 from each of the following countries: the Federal Republic of Germany, Australia, Poland, the United States of America, South Africa and other countries.

Mr. Peter Rees

[pursuant to the reply, 8 February 1983, c. 309]: The available information is set out below:

United Kingdom Coal Imports, JanuaryNovember 1982
(thousand tonnes)
Consigned from:
Federal Republic of Germany 287.4
Poland 217.1
South Africa 54.7
Australia 1,104.1
United States of America 1,927.1
Other countries 360.1

Source: Data corresponding to SITC (R2) Sub-groups 322.1 and 322.2 in the United Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics.