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Dumping for sliding, surfacing and screw cutting type

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Press Statement

Statement by the Minister for Customs and Excise

(Senator the Hon. Ken Anderson)

Senator Ken Anderson, Minister for Customs and Excise

announced today that Australian Manufacturers of general purpose

lathes of the sliding, ‘surfacing and screw cutting type had sought

assistance under the Dumping and Subsidies Act against imports of

these machines sold to Australian importers at alleged dumping

prices. : . ,

' The Minister added he had notified'in the Commonwealth

Gazette that this’commoditylis the subject of a dumping

investigation by his department. ί

The essential purpose of the gazette notification is to

warn importers that if a dumping situation were found to exist,

shipments after the date of notification could be subject to

anti-dumping action. .


26th October, 1967.· 65