Oil: Russia

Treasury written question – answered on 28th November 2022.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Chair, Committee on Standards, Chair, Committee on Standards

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value is of oil originating in the Russian Federation and imported through other countries and accepted in British ports in each of the last six months.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is responsible for the collection and publication of data on imports and exports of goods to and from the UK. HMRC releases this information monthly, as a National Statistic called the Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics, which is available via their dedicated website (www.uktradeinfo.com). From this website, it is possible to build your own data tables based upon bespoke search criteria, and download bulk datasets.

The published statistics show that there were no imports of crude oil (falling under commodity code 2709 0090 00) originating from the Russian Federation imported into the UK via another country in the last 6 months.

In the same period, the value of such goods imported direct from the Russian Federation was £58,532,668 (in April 2022).

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