§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what bulk chemicals 17W are used in the manufacture of man-made fibres; and to what extent these chemicals are on offer from the United States of America at a landed price, including duty, which is less than the price at which the same chemicals are available in the United States of America.
§ Mr. Parkinson
The chief bulk chemicals used in man-made fibre manufacture are:
Information on relative prices in the United States and the United Kingdom markets is not readily available.
- Nylon 6—Caprollactam,
- Nylon 66—Cyclohexane, Ammonia, Hydrogen,
- Polyester—Ethylene Glycol, Terephthalic Acid,