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Volume 650: debated on Friday 1 December 1961

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is satisfied with the effectiveness of anti-dumping legislation in this country; and what experience he has of the effect of the anti-dumping legislation of the United States of America on British exports.

I am satisfied that British legislation is effective. Certain features of the United States legislation have occasionally caused inconvenience and expense to British exporters suspected of dumping, but since the war anti-dumping duties have been imposed on only one commodity imported from Britain.