Scrap Aluminium

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 16th June 2004.

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Photo of Mr Richard Page Mr Richard Page Conservative, South West Hertfordshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what percentage of scrap aluminium was exported in (a) 2003 and (b) 2000.

Photo of Jacqui Smith Jacqui Smith Minister of State (Industry and the Regions and Deputy Minister for Women), Department of Trade and Industry

Exports of aluminium waste and scrap increased from 141.2 thousand tonnes in 2000 to 297.4 thousand tonnes in 2003 1 . The requested percentages cannot be calculated as there are no official figures for the quantity of aluminium waste and scrap collected (including "new" scrap).

1 Source:Overseas Trade Statistics, HM Customs and Excise.

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