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Iron and Steel: Imports

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 110221, tabled on 24 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of steel consumed in the UK is imported.

Answered on

1 February 2022

According to the latest world steel association data, in 2020 the UK consumed 9.0Mt of steel of which 5.0Mt (55%) was imported. In 2019 the UK consumed 10.2Mt of steel and imported 7.3Mt (72%).