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India and China: Overseas Aid

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much his Department spent in (a) India and (b) China in the last 12 months for which figures are available. (292506)

Information on the Department for International Development's (DFID) aid to all developing countries in 2008-09 was published in its Annual Report and Accounts, a copy of which is available in the Library. In 2008-09 total DFID bilateral aid to India was £297 million; total DFID bilateral aid to China was £40 million.