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Overseas Aid

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much assistance his Department provided to (a) China, (b) Zimbabwe, (c) Pakistan and (d) Burma in each of the last 10 years. (264200)

Details on the UK's bilateral expenditure and imputed share of multilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) are contained in the DFID publication “Statistics on International Development”. This publication is available from the Library and online at www.dfid.gov.uk. Relevant figures are produced in the following table.

GPEX and ODA imputed multilateral share, 1998-99 to 2007-08

£000

China

Zimbabwe

Pakistan

Burma

GPEX

Imputed multilateral

GPEX

Imputed multilateral

GPEX

Imputed multilateral

GPEX

Imputed multilateral

1998-99

39,190

18,860

29,377

10,020

26 937

21,175

795

206

1999-2000

26,246

3,249

17,464

2,075

23 472

2,105

559

103

2002-01

56,002

2,641

16,230

4,230

15 890

3,072

1,393

540

2001-02

50,266

5,128

17,390

3,429

44 838

25,623

2,279

1,067

2002-03

44,386

3,436

32,746

4,533

46 852

39,756

7,020

2,497

2003-04

42,406

2,772

36,006

2,010

66,299

14,787

3,720

1,435

2004-05

42,476

16,527

27,355

4,062

55,278

15,091

6,008

3,376

2005-06

36,854

5,507

35,376

5,463

97,688

58,671

6,483

3,625

2006-07

60,086

15,870

34,096

7,329

118,150

22,675

7,610

3,140

2007-08

83,743

7,390

46,660

7,894

88,145

58,547

8,915

7,195