Date lodged: 12 July 2016
To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress toward the possibility of China Railway No.3 Engineering Group and SinoFortone investing in projects across Scotland in accordance with the memorandum of understanding signed with the Scottish Government on 21 March 2016.
Answered by: John Swinney 9 August 2016
The Scottish Government is aware that since 21 March 2016 representatives of China Railway No. 3 and SinoFortone have had conversations with a number of third parties about possible investment opportunities. The Scottish Government has had no role in those conversations.