ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Feb 2016In February 2016, the government of the Russian Federation announced a general change in export conditions.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Federal Law No. 16-FZ of 15 February 2016 tightens the rules concerning international trade in military goods.
Concretely, it introduces the rule that the right to exercise foreign trade activity in
the military products belongs to:
The term in the law is "foreign trade activity", which implies exports and imports. Given that weapon exports are the dominant flow in this activity, the export destinations of Russian arms have been chosen as affected trading partners.