Are the principal aspects of the financing package surrounding major arms deals, (such as payment timelines, interest rates, commercial loans or export credit agreements) made publicly available prior to the signing of contracts?
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Details of the financing package are not publicly available. There may be no information on whether a financing package exists at all.
The existence of a financing package and the identity of the provider are normally made public, but no further details are likely to be available.
Some details of the financing package are made publicly available, and key elements such as the sums involved and the payment deadlines are included. However details on matters such as interest rates and rules and regulations surrounding default penalties are likely to be limited.
Most details of the financing package are made publicly available prior to the signing of the contract, though some aspects of the package are less precisely detailed than other aspects.
Principal aspects of the financing package surrounding major arms deals are comprehensively detailed and made publicly available after the signing of the contracts. This information includes payment timelines, interest rates, commercial loans or export credit agreements.
There is no evidence that the existence of a financing package and the identity of providers is usually made public (1,2). However, some major procurement plans may be made public through international media after the contract has been signed. Furthermore, purchases and in-kind donations by Niger’s international partners are often lumped together, and these financial aspects may sometimes be disclosed by the international media.
1. “Décret n°2013-570/PPN/PM du 20 Decembre, 2013 Portant modalités particulières de passation des marchés de travaux, d’équipements, de fournitures et de services concernant les besoins de défense et de sécurité nationales,” (Decree no.2013-570/PRN/PM of 20th December 2013, setting out the terms for the procurement of works, equipment, supplies and services contracts relating to defence and national security needs), Office of the Prime Minister, December 20, 2013, http://www.armp-niger.org/workspace/uploads/reglementation/code-millitaire.pdf.
2. Interview with senior Ministry of Defence official, June 5, 2018.
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