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Russian Federation

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much financial aid his Department gave to the Russian Federation in 2005-06. (104992)

DFID bilateral aid to the Russian Federation in the fiscal year 2005-06 was £5.68 million. This is split into £4.49 million of technical co-operation, £898,000 of grants and aid in kind and £299,000 of humanitarian assistance. No financial aid was given to the Russian Federation.

For statistical reporting purposes, bilateral aid is split into the following categories:

Financial Aid

Technical co-operation

Grants and Aid in Kind

Humanitarian Assistance

Debt Relief

Financial aid covers poverty reduction budget support and other projects and programmes not included elsewhere. A full breakdown of bilateral aid for the Russian Federation is published in Table 12.1 of “Statistics on International Development 2001/02-2005/06”, a copy of which is available in the Library.