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Japanese Television Sets

Volume 930: debated on Friday 29 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects to reach a final decision on the installation in England of Japanese colour television manufacturing facilities.

I am still considering this matter but hope to come to a decision soon.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what proportion of the output of Japanese colour television sets manufactured in Wales was exported in 1976.

Only two such firms were in operation. Export figures from individual companies are confidential.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what reduction in imports of colour television sets into the United Kingdom has taken place as a result of the establishment of colour television manufacturing facilities by Japanese companies in the United Kingdom.

There has been a reduction in imports of colour television sets into the United Kingdom from Japan; but what part is attributable to the establishment of colour television manufacturing facilities by Japanese companies in the United Kingdom cannot be stated.