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Man-Made Fibres (Imports)

Volume 19: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what assessment he has made of the man-made fibre industry sector working party report published in November 1981; and, in particular, of its judgment that the industry in the United Kingdom is being severely adversely affected by an acceleration of dumped or subsidised imports, particularly from the United States of America, by unfair subsidies to the industry elsewhere within the European Economic Community, and by the inadequacy of the present general agreement on tariffs and trade rules on anti-dumping.