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Carpets (Imports)

Volume 982: debated on Monday 31 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is his policy on future quotas in respect of American carpet imports.

The EEC Commission rejected our application for a quota but recognises the need for safeguard action should present import trends continue and cause damage to our industry. I shall continue to monitor the situation very closely in the light of this undertaking.