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Brazil (Memorandum Of Understanding)

Volume 15: debated on Monday 14 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what items are covered, over what period and with what value, and what is the volume of trade concerned, in the memorandum of understanding signed with Brazil on 26 October.

The projects covered by the memorandum are as follows:

Approx value ex UK US $ million
Ships (4 roll on roll off and 2 container ships)219
Santa Cruz power station (oil to coal conversion)141
Prospera mine68
Equipment for corvettes and naval training ship130
Recife urban transport system70
Offshore oil services54
Trade in Motor Vehicles with other Countries of the European Community, 1971–80
£ million
1971197219731974197519761977197819791980
IMPORTS, CIF
Country whence consigned:
France508911591138218287350555406
Belgium-Luxembourg121619122176117146178212
Netherlands6162727213138468288
Federal Republic of Germany57981281221292895086791,043795
Italy243946426794159205246177
Irish Republic223681218154867
Denmark0000001011
Greece0000000000

The Memorandum provides for contracts to be signed by 30 April 1982.