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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2018

SIPRI Yearbook 2018

III. The export control regimes

Chapter:
10. Dual-use and arms trade controls
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2018
Author(s):
Dan Smith

There are four multilateral export control regimes—the Australia Group (AG), the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-use Goods and Technologies (Wassenaar Arrangement, WA)—that coordinate trade controls on goods and technologies that have uses in connection with chemical, biological, nuclear and conventional weapons (see table 10.3).1 These politically binding agreements operate by consensus and are implemented and enforced through national and regional laws.2 The regimes also have an important norm-setting function as an ever-increasing number of non-members apply the regimes’ control lists and standards.

Citation (MLA):
Smith, Dan. "10. Dual-use and arms trade controls." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 19 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198821557/sipri-9780198821557-chapter-10-div1-019.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Smith, D. (2016). 10. Dual-use and arms trade controls. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2018: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 19 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198821557/sipri-9780198821557-chapter-10-div1-019.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Smith, Dan. "10. Dual-use and arms trade controls." In SIPRI Yearbook 2018: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 19 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198821557/sipri-9780198821557-chapter-10-div1-019.xml
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