HC Deb 24 February 1984 vol 54 c667W
Mr. Gould

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will publish in the Official Report a table comparing net imports of steel in 1983 from the EEC with the corresponding figures in 1970 in terms of value and volume.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

The following is the information:

United Kingdom trade in steel industry products with EC(9) countries
1970 1983
'000 tonnes
Imports from 642 2,363
Exports to 734 1,475
£ million
Imports from 54 743
Exports to 60 442

Source: Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau compiled from HM Customs and Excise statistics.