HC Deb 13 February 2004 vol 418 c59W
Keith Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the level of bilateral trade between Britain and the Comoros Islands was in the last year for which figures are available; and what steps are being taken to establish a diplomatic presence on the Comoros Islands. [154220]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

According to figures published by HM Customs and Excise, UK imports of goods from the Comoros Islands in 2002 were worth £211,000 while UK exports were worth £743,000. Our ambassador to Madagascar is cross-accredited to Comoros. He is due to present his credentials to the Comoran Government this week.