Official Figures and Facts on German Arms Trade

Due to international agreements many states, including Germany, are obliged to report on certain aspects of their arms licensing and export policies. This usually is done through annual reports.

The British Initiative Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) provides a searchable database of all figures included in the annual reports on Arms Trade of the European Union. Follow this link 

The following annual reports are available:

Annual Report of the Federal Government on the Export of Weapons and other Military Goods (since 1998)

Annual Report of the European Union on Arms Trade of the Member States (since 1998)

German Notifications to the United Nations Register on Conventional Arms (since 1992)

National Information according to the UN Small Arms Programme (2003-2009)

National Information pursuant to the OSCE Information Exchange on Small Arms and Light Weapons (since 2002)






NEW Documents:

Gegen Rüstungsexport und Migrationsabwehr. Evangelische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kriegsdienstverweigerung und Frieden, June 2019.

New Political Principles on Arms Exports. 26.6.2019.

Annual Report on Arms Exports 2018. June 2019.

Arms Exports 2018 by Federal States. BT-Drs 19/10392, 21.5.2019.

End-Use for Arms Exports to Yemens Conflict Parties. BT-Drs 19/10374, 21.5.2019.