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Potatoes

Volume 978: debated on Friday 15 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what representations he has received from the potato processors concerning alleged dumping of dehydrated potatoes from Canada and elsewhere; what action he is taking; and if he will make a statement.

There have been preliminary discussions between the industry and my Department on the possibility of an application to the European Commission for anti-dumping action against imports of Canadian dehydrated potato granules. We stand ready to give further help and advice in the preparation of an application.