HC Deb 27 March 2000 vol 347 c46W
Mr. Sayeed

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what assessment he has made of the impact on United Kingdom companies of the banana dispute between the European Union and the United States. [115999]

Mr. Caborn

The United States has World Trade Organisation authority to retaliate up to an annual monetary value of $191.4 million against EU goods. The sectors that the US has chosen to include in this authorised retaliation, and the trends in US imports from the UK of these products, are as follows:

Trust on 4 October 1999 to inform them that he was minded to locate Diamond at Daresbury, he wrote similarly to the French Government. [115632]

Mr. Byers

[holding answer 21 March 2000]: I did not.

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