Britain releases list of projects for which it is owed money by Zimbabwe


Britain has released a list of projects for which its Export Credit Guarantee Department is owed 190.4 million pounds by Zimbabwe.

The list was released by Employment Minister Edward Davey in the House of Commons yesterday.

Last month Davey said the ECGD was owed 2.4 billion pounds by 24 countries, eight of them from Africa.

Zimbabwe is one of those which have not indicated when they will repay the money.

The list is as follows:

  • 1,500 vehicles and spare parts
  • 300 vehicle kits and spare parts
  • Construction and commission of a new international airport terminal
  • Power station refurbishment—Bulawayo
  • Construction of a pipeline
  • Design, supply and delivery of transformers and reactors
  • Gas coke oven
  • Iron ore crushing equipment
  • Iron ore sintering plant
  • Iron ore sintering plant—supplemental
  • Mobile phone system
  • Power station refurbishment—Harare and Munyah
  • Radar equipment, spare parts and servicing
  • Supply of coke oven plant and machinery
  • Timber processing plant
  • Transceiver ancillary equipment


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