HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 cc513-4W
Mr. Dafis

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what quantities of sawn wood were imported into the United Kingdom in the past year from the 10 countries which are the principal exporters of sawn wood to the United Kingdom. [4485]

Mr. Lang

UK imports of sawn wood1 in 1995 are given in the table:

Thousand metric tones
Sweden 841
Canada 360
Finland 343
Latvia 343
Russia 263
Portugal 155
USA 89
Irish Republic 73
Estonia 61
Brazil 56
World 3,040
1Sawn wood is defined by headings 248.2 and 248.4 of the Standard International Trade Classification, revision 3.