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National reports on arms exports

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Publisher: SIPRI
March, 2011

 

 

Since the early 1990s an increasing number of governments have chosen to publish national reports on their arms exports. These reports vary enormously in both the amount of information they contain and the level of detail they provide. This Fact Sheet compares the level of detail provided in national reports on arms exports produced worldwide.

 

Contents

Trends in reporting
Arms export licences issued
Actual arms export
Arms export licence denials
Arms brokering
The timeliness of arms export reports
Conclusions

 

About the authors

Henning Weber (Germany) is a Research Assistant and Mark Bromley (United Kingdom) is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.

 

 

 

Contents

Trends in reporting
Arms export licences issued
Actual arms export
Arms export licence denials
Arms brokering
The timeliness of arms export reports
Conclusions

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)/EDITORS

Mark Bromley is the Director of the SIPRI Dual-Use and Arms Trade Control programme.