HC Deb 14 December 1971 vol 828 c53W
Mr. David Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what are the percentage tariffs which will be imposed by the European Economic Community against the United Kingdom on wheeled agricultural tractors for each of the five years commencing January, 1972; and what will be the reciprocal tariffs in each of those years imposed by the United Kingdom against the European Economic Community.

Mr. Anthony Grant

The tariff movements are set out in the table below. For convenience I also give the movements towards the common external tariff of the United Kingdom tariff against third countries not enjoying preferential arrangements.

Six's duty against U.K. U.K. duty against six U.K. manufacturing duty
Per cent. Per cent. Per cent.
1st January, 1972 18.0 7.5 7.5
1st April, 1973 14.4 6.0 7.5
1st January, 1974 10.8 4.5 11.7
1st January, 1975 7.2 3.0 13.8
1st January, 1976 3.6 1.5 15.9
1st July, 1977 Nil Nil 18.0

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