§ 23. Mr. Ridley
asked the President of the Board of Trade what tariffs are raised against British made electric refrigerators by Australia, Canada, and the European Economic Community, respectively.
§ Mr. Erroll
The Australian tariff on imports of United Kingdom refrigerators is 20 per cent; the Canadian is 17½ per cent.; and the common external tariff of the E.E.C. is at present 13 per cent. The tariffs currently in force on imports of British-made refrigerators into the member countries of the E.E.C. are: France, 13 per cent.; Germany, 6˙7 per cent.; Benelux 12 per cent.; Italy from 14.5 per cent. to 18.5 per cent. according to the size of the refrigerator.