Overseas Trade: Commonwealth

Treasury written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee, Chair, European Scrutiny Committee

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information his Department holds on current account transactions for goods and services as (a) imports and (b) exports between each Commonwealth member state and each other Commonwealth member state in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The Treasury does not directly hold data on current account transactions for goods and services between commonwealth member states.

The data are compiled by the IMF and published in the Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) database, which is available online at


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