Mr. Kenneth Carlise
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what major overseas contracts the projects and export programmes division of his Department has helped British contractors to win in the past six months.
§ Mr. Channon
The projects and export policy division is actively involved with United Kingdom exporters in the pursuit of some 400 projects. From among those, in the past six months, the following contracts were successfully concluded:
United Kingdom value £ million Botswana: turbines for Morupule power station 17 Botswana: coal and ash handling for Morupule 5 India: Amlori coal mine 65 Indonesia: Ombellin coal mine 19 Jordan: transmission lines 14 Singapore: power station 70 Nigeria: Gongola State water supply 70 Nigeria: Kwara State water supply 119 Nigeria: Gongola State: infrastructure/supplies 72 Total 451
In addition, an number of smaller contracts worth about £17 million were concluded.