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Clothing Imports (Quotas)

Volume 31: debated on Wednesday 10 November 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade what new quotas have been introduced on clothing imports since the beginning of 1981 at the request of the British Clothing Industrial Association.

Following representations from the BCIA, eight new quotas have in fact been introduced on clothing imports since the beginning of 1981. These were in respect of tracksuits from Macao; women's dressing gowns from South Korea; men's undergarments from Sri Lanka; women's dresses from Singapore; babies' garments from South Korea; and women's knitted suits from Macao, South Korea and Thailand.