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07Oct93 UK: PRODUCERS URGE ACTION ON SUBSIDISED BIDS.

Steel and iron producers are calling on the Government to block state-subsidised foreign contractors from tendering for departmental road and building work.The call for the review of government tendering rules follows a spate of successful bids by Italian and Spanish contractors for bridge and offshore work in the UK.A spokesman for the British Iron and Steel Producers Association, said: 'We want the Government to clamp down on unfair competition by rewriting public tendering rules ...

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