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Trading Relations

Volume 455: debated on Friday 26 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the balance of trade between the UK and Laos was in each of the last five years. (111622)

Figures are only available for trade in goods on an Overseas Trade Statistics basis. They are shown in the following table:

£ million

UK exports of goods to Laos

UK imports of goods from Laos

Difference

2001

2.3

7.1

-4.8

2002

1.6

10.1

-8.5

2003

3.4

9.4

-6.1

2004

1.2

16.1

-14.9

2005

1.6

4.9

-3.4