Corporate report

Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This is the sixteenth Annual Report on Strategic Export Controls to be published by the United Kingdom. It describes Britain’s export control policy and practice during the period January to December 2012.



The Report gives a detailed overview of the UK’s Strategic Export Controls work in 2012.

It includes sections on UK and EU Policy Developments, International Policy, Export Licensing Case Studies, Export Licensing Data and Performance, Compliance and Enforcement, Gifted Equipment and Government to Government exports.

Also included are annexes with the data from the UK’s returns to the EU Annual Report on Arms Exports and the UN Register of Conventional Arms. The Report also contains detailed information about the UK’s export licensing processes and procedure.