Overseas Investment

HM Treasury written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the earnings from UK overseas assets were in each of the last 30 years.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Earnings from UK overseas assets are below.

Year Earnings From Overseas Assets

(£bn)

1985 50.1

1986 45.5

1987 46.4

1988 54.6

1989 71.7

1990 76.5

1991 73.9

1992 65.4

1993 71.2

1994 72.9

1995 85.8

1996 90.1

1997 96.2

1998 105.9

1999 103.4

2000 134.5

2001 139.9

2002 124.2

2003 124.9

2004 140.9

2005 193.0

2006 249.3

2007 307.9

2008 287.9

2009 175.1

2010 174.0

2011 200.0

2012 170.4

2013 148.5

2014 141.1

Further information can be found in the ONS UK Balance of Payments.

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