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Tanganyika (Cotton Piece Goods)

Volume 463: debated on Monday 11 April 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when a reduction of the present high duty on cotton piece goods in Tanganyika may be expected.

The duties on cotton piece goods in Tanganyika are identical with those in force in Kenya and Uganda. A wartime surcharge of 10 per cent. was recently removed. In view of the revenue requirements of the territory, no further reduction is at present contemplated.