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Trade: Madagascar

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the monetary value of trade between the UK and Madagascar was in each of the last five years. (233970)

Data on recorded trade in goods with Madagascar are shown in the following table:

£ million

UK exports of goods to Madagascar

UK imports of goods from Madagascar

2003

16.6

6.0

2004

15.5

9.3

2005

15.5

6.6

2006

25.8

4.2

2007

32.2

7.2

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 2008 were:

£ million

UK exports of services to Madagascar

UK imports of services from Madagascar

2006

10

7

2007

16

10