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
Changes general transit licences NL007 and NL008
In October 2019 the Dutch government tightened its arms export policy with regard to Turkey.
Tightening export control policy towards Turkey
On 11 October 2019, in response to Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, the Dutch government decided to tighten its arms export policy in regard to Turkey.