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Military spending, arms production and transfers. Compendium 2015

February 11, 2016 by IPB

This report summarizes the main statistics on global military spending, production and international transfers of conventional arms. The data in this report mainly comes from the databases of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), supplemented by socioeconomic statistics from Eurostat, the World Bank, the UN agencies specialized press. A section fed by data of the Small Arms Survey (Geneva) is devoted to the particular issue of small arms and light weapons.