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Business Enterprise and Innovation, Dáil Issues

To ask the Minister for Business; Enterprise and Innovation if her attention has been drawn to the 47% increase in the value of military exports between 2015 and 2016; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

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In 2015, 81 licences with a value of €43m were issued to export goods with a military classification.  In 2016, 128 licences with a value of €63m were issued to export goods with a military classification.  The increase in the value of exports of goods with a military classification between 2015 and 2016 is due mainly to increases in exports to Germany, USA and Singapore.

These licences were in respect of:
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