HC Deb 27 July 1982 vol 28 c500W
29. Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of state for Defence if he will now take steps to remove China from the COCOM list; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Pattie

The unanimous agreement of our partners would be needed to remove any country from the COCOM list. The export of strategic goods to China remains subject to COCOM controls, but these are now applied more flexibly than before, following a United Kingdom initiative.

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