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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

I. Developments in arms transfers, 2016–20

Chapter:
9. International arms transfers and developments in arms production
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2021
Author(s):
Siemon T. Wezeman

The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2016–20 was at almost the same level as in 2011–15 (see box 9.1).1 This meant that the volume remained at its highest level since 1989–93, the period during which the cold war ended. The volume of transfers in 2016–20 was 12 per cent higher than in 2006–10 and 42 per cent higher than in 2001–2005, but was still 35 per cent lower than the peak reached in 1981–85, at the height of the cold war (see figure 9.1).2

Citation (MLA):
Wezeman, Siemon T.. "9. International arms transfers and developments in arms production." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-009-div1-046.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Wezeman, S. (2016). 9. International arms transfers and developments in arms production. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-009-div1-046.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Wezeman, Siemon T.. "9. International arms transfers and developments in arms production." In SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-009-div1-046.xml
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