HC Deb 17 June 1975 vol 893 cc432-3W
Mr. Ford

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what progress has been made in the negotiations of bilateral agreements under the multi-fibre arrangement.

Mr. Deakins

An agreement with India has been initialled. Negotiations with South Korea, Hong Kong and Pakistan are still continuing. Agreement has been reached in Brussels on mandates for negotiation with Brazil, Macao, Malaysia, Singapore, Colombia and Mexico, and work is well advanced on mandates for negotiation with Japan and Yugoslavia. Work on corresponding arrangements for imports from Taiwan is nearing completion.

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