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Between 2008-2012 and 2013-2017, Israel increased its arms exports by 55 percent — the largest increase in the world. ... Israel continued exporting weapons to Turkey in 2010, but by 2011 came another drop in sales, following the Israeli attack on the Gaza flotilla, which led to the killing of eight Turkish ...
A Swiss court has ruled that the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) must reverse its opposition to releasing information about arms exports to a ... after SECO had refused to accede to the request of a journalist from the weekly Woz magazine concerning applications for arms exports in 2014.

Romania's arms exports increased in 2017 compared to the year before, according to official statistics released by the government. A report by the Foreign Ministry said the value of arms exports in 2017 amounted to almost 187 million euros. Bucharest also sold 263 million euros worth of licenses. In 2016 ...
This included African nations, which received an array of equipment from fighter jets to ballistic missiles – Africa accounted for 13% of Russian arms sales over the last five years. An article published by our partner defenceWeb on March 14, 2018 looked at the question of Russian arms exports to Africa.
In 2016, U.S. government arms exports totaled $38 billion, more than a third of the $100 billion global arms trade. That includes only government-to-government foreign military sales, approved by the Defense Department. It doesn't include the billions sold in direct commercial sales in which Lockheed ...
The Trump Administration is putting the final touches on a plan to speed up arms sales to allies, and play catchup to China and Israel in selling armed drones. By Paul McLeary on March 26, 2018 at 5:27 PM. 6 Comments. Shares42. Call it, Sell American. The Trump administration's National Security Council is readying a ...

Paris: Seventy-five percent of French people want President Emmanuel Macron to suspend arms' exports to countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, involved in the Yemeni war, a YouGov poll showed on Monday. Pressure has been mounting on Macron to scale back military ...
Paris: Seventy-five percent of French people want President Emmanuel Macron to suspend arms' exports to countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, involved in the Yemeni war, a YouGov poll showed on Monday. Pressure has been mounting on Macron to scale back military ...
A RAM armoured vehicle. Israeli arms sales to African countries are growing steadily, with defence exports increasing 70% between 2015 and 2016 to reach $275 million. 2017 numbers are not yet available, but Israeli ministry of defence sources say that last year the numbers were even higher. The Israeli ...
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has said that Israel was the world's eighth largest arms exporter, a 55 percent increase in weapons exports in the past five years. The report of Swedish-based SIPRI said India imports 49 percent of Israel's arms. Arms imports in the Middle East ...
Nearly half of US arms exports over the past five years have gone to the war-stricken Middle East, with Saudi Arabia consolidating its place as the world's second biggest importer, a report has shown. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said on Monday that global transfer of major ...
SEOUL, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Mar, 2018 ):South Korea aims to increase its arms exports to US$5 billion in the next five years by fostering smaller firms' trade and diversifying markets, a government agency said Friday. The defense industry of Asia's key economy has grown largely on ...
SEOUL, March 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korea aims to increase its arms exports to US$5 billion in the next five years by fostering smaller firms' trade and diversifying markets, a government agency said Friday. The defense industry of Asia's key economy has grown largely on domestic demand for products ...
SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), March 7 (SeeNews) – Bosnia and Herzegovina exported arms and ammunition worth 193.9 million marka ($123.2 million/99.1 million euro) in 2017, up 13.3% on the year, the country's foreign trade chamber said. Bosnia's biggest export market for arms and ...
Russian agricultural exports exceed arms exports in money value and are a fantastic result, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. The domestic grain harvest above 134 mln tonnes "is the figure beyond thought even for the Soviet Union," the president said. "We have become the world's first by wheat ...
KALININGRAD, March 2. /TASS/. Russian agricultural exports exceed arms exports in money value and are a fantastic result, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. Read also. Russia's grain export close to record-breaking 50 mln tonnes — expert. The domestic grain harvest above 134 mln tonnes "is the ...
030518 gehrke putin syria ads-pic "Russia will be actively developing military-technical cooperation with all interested countries, including in most high-tech segments — on those armaments for aviation, air defense, land troops and the navy that have demonstrated their utmost efficiency during the ...

Reacting to the figures, Amnesty International Switzerland called on the government to not ease arms exports controls, as currently demanded by the weapons industry. “Given the arms exports to countries that are known for conflict and serious human rights violations, any further loosening would be cynical ...
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir questioned on Friday the German government's decision to bar weapons exports to countries that are involved in the war in Yemen. He said: “We do not rely on German exports and we therefore do not need their arms.” “We can get them from some where else,” he told ...
MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. Russia has delivered weapons worth more than $2.5 billion to Indonesia over the past 25 years, the press office of the state arms seller Rosoboronexport said on Wednesday. "Overall, the deliveries of military products to Indonesia have totaled more than $2.5 billion since ...
Nonetheless, she informed the committee that the government has added a “substantial risk clause” to Bill C-47 to prevent future arms exports to countries were there is a “substantial risk” of rights violations. But there is one caveat: “Canada will honour, to the greatest extent possible, pre-existing contracts.”.
Nonetheless, she informed the committee that the government has added a "substantial risk clause" to Bill C-47 to prevent future arms exports to countries were there is a "substantial risk" of rights violations. But there is one caveat: "Canada will honour, to the greatest extent possible, pre-existing contracts.".
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Vietnam Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich during a visit to Hanoi, Vietnam, on Jan. 24, 2018. (Sgt. Amber I. Smith/U.S. Defense Department). SINGAPORE — The U.S. State Department wants to see Vietnam distance itself from Russian arms deals ...
In 2017, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) rejected 48 export applications for war materiel. The exports were destined for 21 countries, including Turkey, Mexico, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. A spokesperson for the Federal Department of Economic Affairs confirmed ...
Canada's minister of international development, Marie-Claude Bibeau, launches Canada's new Feminist International Assistance Policy during an event in Ottawa in June 2017. Canada is set to announce a feminist foreign policy soon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld ...
The recent boost in Russian agriculture has made food sales abroad much more profitable for the country than exports of military weapons, according to President Vladimir Putin. “Today, agriculture exports exceed arms sales by more than a third. $28.8 billion from agricultural sector, $15.6 billion from the ...
France and Germany are among the five biggest exporters in the world, placing third and fourth with 6.7% and 5.8%, respectively, of total arms exports, behind the US and Russia. Spain is seventh with 2.9%, a 12% increase compared to the 2008-2012 period, after exploiting export markets mainly in ...
TEHRAN: Iran on Monday rejected Western claims that it was arming Huthi rebels in Yemen, saying the conflict was instead the result of British and US arm supplies to Saudi Arabia. "The Islamic republic of Iran wants an end to the aggression in Yemen by Saudi Arabia," said foreign ministry spokesman ...


 

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