§ Mr. Sarwar
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if she will make a statement on the current level of British investment in(a) Bosnia and Herzegovina and (b) Croatia. 
§ Mrs. Roche
The latest available information, from the Overseas Direct Investment inquiries conducted by the Office for National Statistics, is for 1996. At the end of 1996 there was no reported investment by British companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Information on British investment in Croatia is not available because of commercial confidentiality.