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China. 2008 ‘Arms Export Licensing System.’ National Report of China on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Part 2, p. 9. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations. 3 July
Arms Export Licensing System
– Export categories and contracts are subject to examination and approval by the competent national agencies, and arms trading companies shall submit valid certification documents from the recipient country.
– Prior to shipment, arms exporters shall apply to the competent national authorities for export licenses on the basis of the approval documents for the export contracts. The customs authorities shall assess declarations on the basis of the export license, and inspect and clear the shipment in accordance with relevant State regulations.
(Chapter 3 of the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Arms Export)