HL Deb 01 July 2003 vol 650 c95WA
Lord Jones

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is their estimate of the value of annual exports of the United Kingdom steel industry. [HL3466]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

According to information published by the Office for National Statistics inUK Trade in Goods Analysed in Terms of Industries, exports of the UK steel industry in 2002 amounted to £3.4 billion. The steel industry is defined by headings 27.1, 27.2, and 27.3 of the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities (SIC) 1992.