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issued by authority o f the Minister for Customs and Excise

DEPARTMENT OF CUSTOMS & EXCISE

21/70

No.

TARIFF SIMPLIFICATION

Revised drafts: of :

Chapter 29 (organic chemicals) 32 (paints; dyes; inks) 35 (glues; albumins) 40 (rubber) 41 (travel goods) 45 (cork) 46 (plaiting manufactures)

50 (silk) ·

58 (carpets; narrow fabrics; lace)

of the Customs Tariff 1966-1970 are now available from :

(i) Department of Customs and Excise, CANBERRA, A.C.T. 2600

(ii) Collector of Customs in all. States and the Northern Territory

The revised drafts set out the proposed tariff structure for those items of a chapter which it is proposed to amend. They do not, however, indicate whether there has been any variation of the protection accorded Australian industry or, if so, the extent of the variation.

Representatives of local industry wishing to check whether protection accorded their production would be affected by the proposed amendments are invited to consult with the directors of the various commodity sections of the Office of Secondary Industry, Department of Trade and Industry, Canberra.

Any objections to the proposed changes (or any comments thereon) concerning the Customs Tariff should however> be addressed to :

Assistant Comptroller-General (Tariff Review), Department of Customs and Excise, CANBERRA, A.C.T. 2600

and forwarded to reach him not later than 21 September 1970.

Any objections (or comments) concerning changes to the Statistical Key should be addressed to :

The Commonwealth Statistician, Attention : Overseas Trade and Shipping Section, G.P.O. Box 17, '

CANBERRA, A.C.T. 2600

and forwurded to reach him not later than 21 September 1970.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION TELEPHONE MR G.W . SHELDON 730414 EXT. 403 (OFFICE) OR 814834 (HOME) ·

Custom s £r Excise In fo rm atio n Bulletin

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A N T I -D U MP I NG A CT I O N - N O N - C HE DD AR CHEESE

C h e e s e , other than c h e d d a r , was referred to the Tariff B oard b y t he M i n i s t e r for Customs and Excise on 22 A pril 1970 for in qu ir y f ollowing dumping complaints from Austr al ia n industry.

Pe nd ing c ompletion of the inqu ir y b y the Tariff Board, provi si on al a nt i- dumping action (dumping cash securities) will be imposed on no n- ch ed da r cheeses e xp orted to A u s t ra li a on and after 8 S eptember 1970. The amounts of the dumping cash

securities will be the difference b e t w e e n the export price (FOB port of export) and the normal v a l u e .

Tentative normal values have either been listed in the dumping notes to the Tariff or n ot ified to Collectors of Customs by C on fi de nt ial Instruction.

GOODS NO L O NG E R U N DE R DUMPING INVESTIGATION

C o m m o nw ea lt h Gazette N ot if i c a t i o n that "Radiographic A p pa ra tu s" was subject to dumping investigation, has b een withdrawn.

Enqu iries have failed to establish a prima facie case of

d u m p i n g .

CANBERRA, A.C.T.

20 A ugust 1 970

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION TELEPHONE MR G. W. SHELDON 730414 EXT. 403 (OFFICE) OR 814834 (HOME)