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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2023

SIPRI Yearbook 2023

III. Developments among the recipients of major arms, 2018–22

Chapter:
6. International arms transfers
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2023
Author(s):
Siemon T. Wezeman

SIPRI has identified 167 states as importers of major arms in 2018–22. The top five arms importers—India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Australia and China—received 36 per cent of total global arms imports in the period (see table 6.5). States in Asia and Oceania accounted for 41 per cent of all arms imports in 2018–22, followed by the Middle East (31 per cent), Europe (16 per cent), the Americas (5.8 per cent) and Africa (5.0 per cent).

Citation (MLA):
Wezeman, Siemon T.. "6. International arms transfers." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 22 Apr. 2024. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198890720/sipri-9780198890720-chapter-006-div1-022.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Wezeman, S. (2016). 6. International arms transfers. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2023: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 22 Apr. 2024, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198890720/sipri-9780198890720-chapter-006-div1-022.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Wezeman, Siemon T.. "6. International arms transfers." In SIPRI Yearbook 2023: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 22 Apr. 2024, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198890720/sipri-9780198890720-chapter-006-div1-022.xml
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