- The UK issued export licences earlier this year to allow sales of military-related parts and technologies to China
- The government says Chinese exports are consistent with EU embargo and national licensing criteria
The UK issued export licences earlier this year supporting sales of military-related components and technologies to China, data from the government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has revealed.
The data shows that licences – termed as Open Individual Export Licences (OIELs) – were issued in April and permitted sales of a range of components including those for military guidance/navigation equipment, military radars, and military support aircraft.
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