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SEESAC. 2019 ‘Value (US$) of Firearms Exported from Serbia (2012-2016).’ SEESAC Serbia - 2012/2016 SALW Survey, p. 33. Belgrade: South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC). 18 December

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The value of ML1 category exports fluctuated between 2012 and 2016, increasing by only 1% overall, but peaking at EUR 37.9 million in 2014, and then falling to EUR 21 million by 2016. ML2 category exports value steadily increased from EUR 2 million in 2012 to a peak of EUR 50 million in 2015, but then fell to a value of EUR 30.7 million by 2016.

Table 8: Value of arms exports in EUR by type, 2012-2016

Category: 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016
ML1: 21,082,176 - 9,313,887 - 37,928,758 - 36,690,205 - 21,330,760
ML2: 2,381,241 - 17,702,302 - 34,696,077 - 50,619,415 - 30,656,435
ML3: 61,423,622 - 50,774,464 - 101,632,327 - 158,875,032 - 161,003,417

[GunPolicy.org calculations:
Total Value in EUR: 84,887,039 - 77,790,653 - 174,257,162 -246,184,652 - 212,990,612
Total Value Converted to US$: 112,769,375 - 103,342,082 - 231,616,520 - 273,198,247 - 235,686,891
Source: https://www.ofx.com/en-us/forex-news/historical-exchange-rates/eur/usd/]

Notes:
- ML1 are defined as smooth-bore weapons with a caliber of less than 20 mm, other arms and automatic weapons with a caliber of 12.7 mm (caliber 0.50 inches) or less and accessories, and specially designed components. This definition and subsequent definitions for ML2 and ML3 weapons are based on the military list categories as adopted by the EU Council on 14 March 2016 (CFSP 2016/C 122/01).
- ML2 are defined as smooth-bore weapons with a caliber of 20 mm or more, other weapons or armament with a greater than 12.7 mm (caliber 0.50 inches), projectors and accessories, and specially designed components.
- ML3 are defined as ammunition and fuse setting devices, and specially designed components.

ID: Q16019

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