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Overseas Trade: Sudan

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the volume of UK-Sudan trade was in each of the last five years. (228207)

Data on recorded trade in goods with Sudan are shown in the following table.

£ million

UK export of goods to Sudan

UK import of goods from Sudan

2003

88.8

6.3

2004

91.6

14.2

2005

139.7

18.1

2006

155.1

10.0

2007

114.9

20.5

Source:

HMRC Overseas Trade Statistics.

Estimates of trade in services are not available for the full five years. ONS data published in the UK Balance of Payments Pink Book 2007 were as follows:

£ million

UK export of services to Sudan

UK import of services from Sudan

2005

29

21

2006

31

22