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Dreyfus, Pablo, Benjamin Lessing and Júlio Cesar Purcena. 2010 ‘Foreign Trade.’ Small Arms in Brazil: Production, Trade, and Holdings; Special Report No. 11, pp. 54-58. Geneva: Viva Rio, ISER, and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 September
Although Brazil is a medium-sized small arms exporter in global terms, it is
absolutely dominant in its region, at almost ten times the size of its nearest
Since the late 1980s, the United States has become the principal customer of Brazilian small arms.
Figure 1.11: Latin America and the Caribbean: percentage of market share, by exporters of small arms, 2000–05, p. 55;
Figure 1.15: Brazil: small arms exports, as percentage, by world region, 1982–2007, p. 57