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Wednesday, 6 October 1971
Page: 2000

Mr Barnard asked the Minister for Trade and Industry, upon notice:

What percentage of imports have entered Australia each year under the system of limited preference given to underdeveloped nations since the introduction of the scheme.

Mr Anthony - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Australian import clearances from developing countries at the preferential rates provided for under the legislation introduced in 1965 comprised the following percentages of total import clearances:


It should be noted that these percentages do not include those relating to imports cleared free of duty in the normal course. Such normal duty-free clearances comprised 66 per cent of imports from developing countries in 1970-71.

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