HC Deb 21 March 1988 vol 130 cc24-5W
Mr. David Nicholson

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will list in theOfficial Report the trade missions from the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia since 1 January 1982, indicating (a) which received financial assistance from his Department, (b) the main organising bodies, (c) the purposes, and (d) the precise destination of each.

Mr. Alan Clark

The following trade missions have visited Saudi Arabia with DTI assistance since 1 January 1982:

Year and sponsoring organisation Other countries visited
Federation of Sussex Industries
Birmingham Chamber of Industry and Commerce
British Health-Care Export Council
Croydon Chamber of Commerce and Industry Oman
BEAMA (Federation of British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers Association) Dubai, Kuwait
London Chamber of Commerce
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

The purpose of each mission was the promotion of British exports.

Information about missions since 1982 receiving no DTI financial assistance is not readily available.

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