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Whisky

Volume 164: debated on Monday 8 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much the European Community import duty is on a one-litre bottle of whisky, containing 40 per cent. alcohol imported from (a) the United Kingdom, (b) the United States of America and (c) Japan.

[holding answer 20 December 1989]: No EC customs duty is payable on goods produced in the United Kingdom when imported into another member state. The duty levied on a litre bottle of whisky containing 40 per cent. alcohol imported into any member state from either the United States of America or Japan is 14 pence.