HC Deb 24 January 1983 vol 35 cc257-8W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Minister for Trade what was the value, respectively, for 1982, of United Kingdom total

UK steel imports from developing countries as a percentage (by value) of total UK steel imports
1981 0.3
January-October 1982 2.1

Source: UK Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC (R2) Groups 672–5, Sub-groups 678.2–4 and 679.3 and Items 676.01 (part), 676.02 (part), 679.42 and 791.99 (part).

Note: 'Developing countries' comprises the country groupings Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and other Developing Countries as defined in the UK Overseas Trade Statistics.