Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2017

  title={Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2017},
  author={Pieter D. Wezeman and Aude Fleurant and Alexandra Kuimova and Nan Tian and Siemon T. Wezeman},
The volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2013–17 was 10 per cent higher than in 2008–12. This is a continuation of the upward trend that began in the early 2000s. The flow of arms to the Middle East and Asia and Oceania increased between 2008–12 and 2013–17, while there was a decrease in the flow to the Americas, Africa and Europe. The SIPRI Arms Transfers Database now includes data on arms transfers in 2017 and updated information for 1950–2016. This Fact Sheet highlights some… 
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