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Volume 886: debated on Monday 17 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what representations he has received about dumping of textiles in the United Kingdom; what action he has taken; and if he will make a statement.

There has been recently only one application for anti-dumping action on textiles, on acrylic yarn imports. As other Community countries are also affected it is being handled by the EEC Commission. I trust that any industry which has evidence that imports are being dumped in this country in sufficient quantity to cause or threaten material injury will not hesitate to present a case under the 1969 anti-dumping Act.