This study assesses the record of 130 States which were either parties to or signatories to the Arms Trade Treaty when it came
into force on 24 December 2014.1
It highlights what those States called for concerning reporting and the ATT during the treaty
negotiations, preparatory committee meetings and earlier exchanges of views. It also shows which States have reported conventional
arms imports or exports using three reporting mechanisms during the period 2009 to 2013 (comprehensive data on reporting in
2014 was not available at the time of writing in January 2015).
State positions and practices concerning reporting and the Arms Trade Treaty