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Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 76727, tabled on 20 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what (a) volume and (b) type of arms and equipment have been sold to Saudi Arabia through open licences since March 2015.

Answered on

1 September 2020

HM Government publishes Official Statistics (on a quarterly and annual basis) on export licences granted, refused and revoked to all destinations on GOV.UK and these reports contain detailed information, including the overall value, the type (e.g. Military, Other), and a summary of the items covered by these licences.

This information is available at: and the most recent publication was on 14th July 2020, covering the period 1st January to 31st March 2020.

HM Government does not hold complete records on the amount of equipment sold to Saudi Arabia – nor any other country – and this can only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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