Trade and Marketing Promotion (Amendment) Bill, 1994: Committee and Final Stages.

Section 1 agreed to.
Question proposed: "That section 2 stand part of the Bill."

What progress has been made in the Malaysian market? The Taoiseach and the Minister for Tourism and Trade undertook a major initiative last August and a number of exporters travelled with them to Malaysia. Did we benefit from that? What markets are being targeted and what new markets have been identified?

I understand that the Malaysian promotion resulted in contracts amounting to £60 million. The Pacific rim, Central European and the Eastern European countries are being targeted.

Question put and agreed to.
Title agreed to.
Bill reported without amendment, received for final consideration and passed.

This Bill is certified a money Bill in accordance with Article 22.2 of the Constitution.

Sitting suspended at 6.45 p.m. and resumed at 7 p.m.