Military goods (such as guns) and dual-use goods (such as night vision devices and certain chemicals) can pose a threat to security. Companies that trade in such goods must therefore comply with strict rules. The same applies to companies that provide technical advice or export certain types of software.
Export controls on strategic goods and services
Change of national export control policy with regard to Türkiye following the Turkish army’s incursion into northern Syria
Since 11 October 2019 there has been a stricter arms export policy in force for the export of military goods and dual-use goods with military end use to Türkiye. This policy is now being amended, effective immediately.
Changes general transit licences NL007 and NL008
In October 2019 the Dutch government tightened its arms export policy with regard to Türkiye.