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European Economic Community

Volume 655: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1962

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state, for the last convenient year, the value of office furniture, domestic furniture, domestic

UNITED KINGDOM TRADE WITH E.E.C.—1961
Value—£
Western GermanyNetherlandsBelgiumLuxembourgFranceItaly
UNITED KINGDOM IMPORTS
Glass and glassware1,419,109223,7492,110,9601,328,260413,585
Pottery (domestic)686,841120,43123,0626,213156,127574,811
*Furniture (incl. parts)485,850256,29299,55733161,370296,786
Domestic electric appliances1,558,9581,153,297110,97636439,953479,425
UNITED KINGDOM EXPORTS
Glass and glassware552,690947,477216,04892279,182505,131
Pottery (domestic)293,781153,94138,2681,169105,634296,791
*Furniture (incl. parts)216,485279,267236,8101,159221,88998,433
Domestic electric appliances3,010,8771,423,1761,071,3144,2711,992,6431,468,449
* Separate figures for office and domestic furniture are not available.
RANGE OF IMPORT DUTY LEVIABLE IN
ItalyFranceBeneluxWestern Germany
Per cent.Per cent.Per cent.Per cent.
Office furniture11·4–21·815–22·311·4–182·9–14·4
Domestic furniture
Domestic electric appliances18–31·116–2011·4–16·88·1–11·6
Domestic glassware12·8–27·419·2–242419·2
Domestic pottery12·8–37·915–2715–2412–17·6
Full details of the import duties levied, together with particulars of any additional taxes which may be applied, on the individual items covered by this very wide range of products are available from the Board of Trade.