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Liquefied Natural Gas: Mozambique

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 63443, tabled on 23 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment UK Export Finance has made of the potential risks posed by (a) Islamic insurgency (b) demand for gas to (i) the Mozambique LNG Project and (ii) human rights in that region; and whether the Government will continue with that project.

Answered on

29 June 2020

The Mozambique LNG Project is still under consideration, and we cannot comment on potential transactions for reasons of commercial confidentiality.

The Government has already published a Category A notice which includes a link to an Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHR) of the Mozambique LNG project and related information.

Answered by

Department for International Trade
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