The EU Arms Embargo on China: A Swedish Perspective


  • Jerker Hellström

Publish date: 2009-11-24

Report number: FOI-R--2852--SE

Pages: 57

Written in: Swedish


  • China
  • Sweden
  • EC
  • sanctions
  • human rights
  • arms trade
  • export controls


This report highlights the background of the EU arms embargo on China; how the issue of the design and the possible lifting of the embargo have been handled in Brussels; and in what respect political interpretations and economic interests have influenced exports of military equipment to china from the EU member states.