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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2013

SIPRI Yearbook 2013

V. The financial value of states’ arms exports

Chapter:
5. International arms transfers
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2013
Author(s):
Paul Holtom

Table 5.7 presents official data on the financial value of states’ arms exports in the years 2002–11. The countries included in the table are those that provide official data on the financial value of ‘arms exports’, ‘arms export licences’ or ‘arms export agreements’ for at least 6 of the 10 years covered and for which the average of the values given exceeds $10 million. The data is taken from reports by, direct quotes from or direct communication with governments or official industry bodies. In all cases, the stated data coverage reflects the language used by the original source. National practices in this area vary, but ‘arms exports’ generally refers to the financial value of arms actually delivered; ‘arms export licences’ generally refers to the financial value of licences for arms exports issued by the national export licensing authority; and ‘arms export agreements’ refers to the financial value of agreements signed for arms exports. Conversion to constant (2011) US dollars has been made using the market exchange rates of the reporting year and the US consumer price index (CPI).

Citation (MLA):
Holtom, Paul. "5. International arms transfers." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 15 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-33.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Holtom, P. (2016). 5. International arms transfers. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2013: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 15 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-33.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Holtom, Paul. "5. International arms transfers." In SIPRI Yearbook 2013: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 15 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-33.xml
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