Export Credits Guarantees: Sudan

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 16th March 2011.

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Photo of Lisa Nandy Lisa Nandy Labour, Wigan

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in respect of which projects in Sudan supported by the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) before 1980 debt is owed to ECGD.

Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Details of projects supported by ECGD before 1980 are not available and refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 17 January 2011, Hansard, column 619W.

Records of the goods and services supplied under individual contracts to which the debts originally relate are no longer held.

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Steve Atherton
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 3:38 pm (Report this annotation)

Does this imply that the new nation of South Sudan will not have to pay the debts that it inherits from the previous government?