HC Deb 16 December 1983 vol 50 cc601-2W
Mr. Corbyn

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the projects for which loans were sought from the Inter-American Development Bank by El Salvador and Nicaragua during the last five years; what was the outcome; and how the Government instructed its representative at the preliminary European Caucus to vote on each of these loan applications.

Mr. Whitney

During the period in question the following projects were submitted to the Bank's executive board for consideration:

El Salvador

  • 1979
    • Livestock Production
    • Second Stage Health Care Programme
    • Preinvestment Investigation: Economic and Social Development
  • 1980
    • Agricultural Credit
    • Agrarian Reform Programme: Inputs for Co-operatives
    • Export Financing
  • 1981
  • 602
    • Rural Roads
    • Farm Marketing Programme
  • 1982
    • Industrial Credits
    • Credit for Short Term Export Finance
    • San Lorenzo Hydro-Electric Project
    • Farm Research and Extension
  • 1983 to date
    • Angro-industrial Development
    • Preinvestment Programme Second Stage
    • River Lempa Bridge


  • 1979
    • Credits for Farmers and Livestock Producers
    • Rio Blanco-Siuna Road
  • 1980
    • Farm Credits Programme
    • Credits for Craft Workers
    • Finance for Shoe Co-operative
    • Export Financing
  • 1981
    • Forestry Development
  • 1982
    • Asuries Hydro-Electric Project
  • 1983 to date
    • Fishery Rehabilitation Programme

All the projects were approved.

It is not our policy to disclose the nature of instructions to the Executive Director of the constituency which contains the United Kingdom.

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