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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09848: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many trade delegations it has supported in each year since 1999, broken down by country visited.

Answered by: Keith Brown 4 July 2017

The information in the following table was provided by Scottish Development International and provides details of trade delegations since 2014.

Information prior to 2014 is not available.

Market

2014

2015

2016

2017

Total

Algeria

1

1

 

 

2

Angola

1

 

 

 

1

Angola/South Africa

 

1

 

 

1

Australia

1

1

1

1

4

Azerbaijan

 

 

1

 

1

Belgium

 

2

4

2

8

Brazil

 

 

1

 

1

Canada

2

3

2

2

9

China

3

1

3

1

8

Croatia

 

1

 

 

1

Denmark

1

1

1

 

3

Egypt

 

1

1

1

3

England

1

3

2

3

9

France

6

2

3

2

13

Germany

3

6

5

4

18

Hong Kong

 

2

2

1

5

India

2

 

2

1

5

Iran

 

 

1

1

2

Ireland

1

1

2

 

4

Italy

 

1

 

 

1

Japan

5

5

5

2

17

Malaysia

1

2

 

1

4

Mexico

 

 

1

 

1

Netherlands

1

2

1

2

6

Nigeria/Ghana

 

 

1

 

1

Norway

2

 

3

1

6

Portugal

1

 

1

 

2

Russia

1

 

 

 

1

Saudi Arabia

 

1

1

 

2

Scotland

14

13

8

3

38

Singapore

 

4

5

1

10

South Africa

 

1

 

 

1

Spain

2

2

3

2

9

Sweden

 

 

1

3

4

Taiwan

 

 

1

 

1

Tanzania and Mozambique

 

 

1

 

1

Thailand

 

1

 

1

2

The Netherlands and Iceland

 

 

1

 

1

Turkey

 

1

 

 

1

United Arab Emirates

2

5

5

4

16

UAE & Kuwait

 

1

 

 

1

USA

6

18

11

14

49

USA & Canada

 

1

 

 

1

Senegal & Ivory Coast

 

 

1

 

1

Algeria and Morocco

 

 

1

 

1

The Netherlands

 

 

 

1

1

Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire

 

 

 

1

1

Mozambique & Tanzania

 

1

 

 

1

Grand Total

57

85

82

55

279