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Arms Trade: Israel

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 10498, tabled on 16 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) number and (b) value of arms export licences issued for Israel in the last year.

Answered on

12 October 2015

The Government publishes comprehensive information about export licences granted and refused on gov.uk.

The Government has granted 167 licences for export of military goods and technology to Israel in the last year.

Of these 163 were for Standard Individual Export Licences (SIELs) with a value of £18,596,344 and 4 Open Individual Export Licences (OIELs).

OIELs are generally not limited by quantity or value and therefore we are unable to give a figure for the value of the goods that might be exported under OIELs.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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