§ 36. Mr. Hooley
asked the Minister for Trade what is the current annual value of United Kingdom imports of manganese, vanadium, platinum and chrome.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
The available information for 1981 is:
UK Imports of Manganese, Vanadium, Platinum and Chrome, 1981 (£ thousand cif) Manganese 30,839 Vanadium 7,219 Platinum 71,479 Chrome 28,755
Note: the above figures relate to ores and concentrates, ash, sweepings and residues, oxides, hydroxides and other salts, alloys (including ferro-alloys), semi-manufactured metal, waste and scrap and wrought metal 22W not elsewhere specified, except that figures for ores and concentrates of platinum are not available for publication.
Source: Overseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom SITC(R2) Subgroups 287.7, 288.1 (part) and Items 287.91, 289.01 (part), 289.02 (part), 522.42, 522.43, 522.59 (part), 671.61, 671.69 (part), 681.23, 681.25 (part), 689.99 (part) and 699.99 (part).