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Fish (Imports)

Volume 975: debated on Friday 7 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the level of imports of the various fish species for the first nine months of 1979 compared with 1978.

Details of imports of fresh, chilled or frozen fish (excluding fillets) are published in table IV of the September issues of the Overseas Trade Statistics "of the United Kingdom for 1978 and 1979 under sub-groups 034·1 and 034·2. The genus or species to which the

product uplifted by value added tax and (ii) the appreciation of the sterling against the dollar since 1 January 1977.

The available information for imports in the period January-September 1979 is as follows:individual 8-digit code numbers under these sub-groups relate are set out on pages 20–22 of the guide to the classification for overseas trade statistics 1979. fication for "Overseas Trade Statistics"1979. Copies of these publications are in the Library.