BED LINEN

Keith Nuthall
THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has suspended anti-dumping duties on imports of cotton-type bed linen from Egypt, ahead of the February 28 date when they were due to lapse, signalling it is unlikely to press for their renewal. Ministers also voted to scrap anti-dumping proceedings that could have led to the re-imposition of anti-dumping duties against Pakistani bed-linen exports, which are due to end on the same day. The vote comes after last year's controversy where the EU was forced by the World Trade Organisation to suspend similar ...


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