To ask the Secretary of State for Wales
(1) what the (a) quantity and (b) monetary value of (i) iron and (ii) steel was exported from Wales to China in the last five years;
(2) what proportion of exports from Wales (a) in total and (b) to China was accounted for by exports of (i) iron and (ii) steel in each of the last five years.
The following table shows the total quantity and monetary value of iron and steel exports from Wales both in total and to China for each of the last five years. Figures for iron and steel are not available separately.
Iron and steel accounted for the following proportions of (a) total exports and (b) exports to China:
|(a) Total exports||(b) Exports to China|
|Year to Q3 2005||13.5||16.8|
|Year to Q3 2006||13.2||13.0|
|Year to Q3 2007||16.5||17.7|
|Year to Q3 2008||17.2||18.3|
|Year to Q3 2009||14.0||8.5|