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British Airways: Foreign Earnings Remittance

Volume 387: debated on Monday 14 November 1977

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will list the countries of the world from which British Airways is prevented from remitting its earnings to the United Kingdom; and what is the amount presently thus frozen in each case.

British Airways have informed me that there are no countries where the remittance of their earnings falls within a blocked category. There are, of course, countries where such remittances are subject to considerable delay through exchange control formalities or shortage of foreign exchange.