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Tariff board's report on dumping of pneumatic rubber tyres released



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FOR PRESS

TARIFF-BOARD'S REPORT ON DUMPING OF PNEUMATIC

RUBBER TYRES RELEASED

S t a t e m e n t by t h e M i n i s t e r f o r Customs and E x c i s e

( S e n a t o r t h e HonĀ« Malcolm S c o t t )

The T a r i f f B o a r d ' s r e p o r t on p n e u m a t i c r u b b e r t y r e s ,

w h i c h c o v e r s e n q u i r i e s made u n d e r t h e p r o v i s i o n s o f t h e Customs

T a r i f f (Dumping and S u b s i d i e s ) 'A ct, h a s b e e n r e l e a s e d .

The M i n i s t e r f o r Customs and E x c i s e ( S e n a t o r Malcolm

S c o t t ) s a i d t h i s i n C a n b e r r a t o d a y ( 1 6 t h May).

He s a i d : "The T a r i f f Board h a s f o u n d t h a t , a l t h o u g h

p n e u m a t i c t y r e s h a v e b e e n e x p o r t e d t o A u s t r a l i a a t dumping

p r i c e s , t h e i r i m p o r t a t i o n i s n o t c a u s i n g i n j u r y o r t h r e a t e n i n g

s u b s t a n t i a l i n j u r y t o A u s t r a l i a n i n d u s t r y .

" I h ave a c c e p t e d t h e T a r i f f B o a r d ' s r e p o r t and h a v e

s t e r m i n a t e d a n t i - d u m p i n g a c t i o n on p n e u m a t i c t y r e s . "

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CANBERRA, A.C.T.

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1 6 th May, 1968.