20/03/2015 |

The United States leads upward trend in arms exports, Asian and Gulf states arms imports up, says SIPRI

March 20, 2015 by IPB

(Stockholm, 16 March 2015) The United States has taken a firm lead as the major arms exporter globally, according to new data on international arms transfers published today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Overall, the volume of international transfers of major conventional weapons grew by 16 per cent between 2005–2009 and 2010–14. 

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