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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2015

SIPRI Yearbook 2015

IV. The financial value of states’ arms exports

Chapter:
10. International arms transfers and arms production
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2015
Author(s):
Siemon T. Wezeman, Sam Perlo-Freeman, Pieter D. Wezeman, Mark Bromley, Maaike Verbruggen, Aude Fleurant

Table 10.9 presents official data on the financial value of states’ arms exports in the years 2004–13. The countries included in the table are those that provide data on the financial value of ‘arms exports’, ‘arms export licences’ or ‘arms export agreements’ 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. The stated data coverage reflects the language used by the original source. National practices in this area vary, but the term arms exports generally refers to arms actually delivered; arms export licences generally refers to licences for arms exports issued by the national export licensing authority; and arms export agreements refers to contracts or other agreements signed for arms exports. The arms export data for the states in table 10.9 is based on national definitions and methodologies, and is thus not necessarily comparable.1 Conversion to constant (2013) US dollars is made using the market exchange rates of the reporting year and the US consumer price index (CPI).

Citation (MLA):
Wezeman, Siemon T., Sam Perlo-Freeman, Pieter D. Wezeman, Mark Bromley, Maaike Verbruggen, and Aude Fleurant. "10. International arms transfers and arms production." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 20 Sep. 2019. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198737810/sipri-9780198737810-chapter-10-div1-5.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Wezeman, S., Perlo-Freeman, S., Wezeman, P., Bromley, M., Verbruggen, M., & Fleurant, A. (2016). 10. International arms transfers and arms production. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2015: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 20 Sep. 2019, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198737810/sipri-9780198737810-chapter-10-div1-5.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Wezeman, Siemon T., Sam Perlo-Freeman, Pieter D. Wezeman, Mark Bromley, Maaike Verbruggen, and Aude Fleurant. "10. International arms transfers and arms production." In SIPRI Yearbook 2015: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 20 Sep. 2019, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198737810/sipri-9780198737810-chapter-10-div1-5.xml
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