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Volume 19: debated on Tuesday 2 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) if he will set out the value and quantity of leather shoes manufactured in the United Kingdom and exported to Taiwan for the latest convenient period, and the prevailing rates of import duties paid;(2) if he will set out the value and numbers of non-leather shoes imported into the United Kingdom from Taiwan for the latest most convenient period compared with the previous period, and the rate and amounts of import duty levied.

£ thousand cifThousand pairsRate of import duty percentage
Footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or artificial plastic material
(SITC/R2 Item 851.01):
1981 (five months)1,92294120
1980 (calendar year)5,8623,27920
Footwear with outer soles of leather or composition leather or rubber or artificial plastic material; excluding footwear with uppers of leather
(Ex SITC/R2 Item 851.02, tariff code numbers 6402–6000 6402–9900):
1981 (five months)2,2111,10420
1980 (calendar year)4,5112,33420

Note: Figures for 1981 relate to January, February and September to November.