Report on Dutch arms exports

An analysis of Dutch arms exports in 2010, compiled by Campagne tegen Wapenhandel (Campaign Against Arms Trade), is now available in English. It provides details of transfers with a special focus on the arms trade with the Middle East and North Africa. According to the authors, transfers in 2010 included the sale of a substantial amount of surplus guns and ammunition to Jordan. In addition, arms transit through the Netherlands included 300 Belgian machine guns destined for Bahrain, 5.000 Czech pistols to Bangladesh and nearly 350 million Russian firearm cartridges to the US. Read the full report here.