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DUMPING OF ALUMINIUM POWDERS AND PASTE TO BE INVESTIGATED

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 a nd E x c i s e

( S e n a t o r t h e H o n . Malcolm S c o t t )

An i n t e n d i n g A u s t r a l i a n m a n u f a c t u r e r o f Aluminium Pow ders

and . P a s t e h a s s o u g h t a s s i s t a n c e u n d e r t h e Dumping and S u b s i d i e s

Act a g a i n s t i m p o r t s a t a l l e g e d dumping p r i c e s . I t h a s c l a i m e d t h a t

t h e s e i m p o r t s a r e h i n d e r i n g t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t o f an A u s t r a l i a n

i n d u s t r y .

The M i n i s t e r f o r Customs a nd 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 ( 6 t h J u n e ) .

He s a i d : " I h a v e n o t i f i e d i n t h e Commonwealth G a z e t t e

t h a t t h e s e g o o d s a r e s u b j e c t t o dumping i n v e s t i g a t i o n by my

D e p a r t m e n t " .

The e s s e n t i a l p u r p o s e o f t h e G a z e t t e n o t i f i c a t i o n i s t o

warn i m p o r t e r s t h a t i f a dumping s i t u a t i o n i s f o u n d t o e x i s t ,

s h i p m e n t s a f t e r t h e d a t e o f n o t i f i c a t i o n may be s u b j e c t t o a n t i ­

dumping a c t i o n .

CANBERRA. A .C .T .

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