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Holtom, Paul, Irene Pavesi and Christelle Rigual. 2014 ‘Importers of Small Arms Based on UN Comtrade, 2011.’ Small Arms Survey 2014: Women and Guns; Chapter 4 (Table 4.2), p. 111. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 16 June

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Transfers, Retransfers and the ATT

Table 4.2: Importers of Small Arms Based on UN Comtrade, 2011

Category (Top Importers): Value (USD) - listed in descending order of value imported: Importers.

Tier 1: ≥500 million - 1: United States.

Tier 2: 100 - 499 million - 7: Canada, Germany, Australia, Thailand, United Kingdom, France, Italy.

Category (Major Importers): Value (USD) - listed in descending order of value imported: Importers.

Tier 3: 50 - 99 million - 14: Norway, Switzerland, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Netherlands, Afghanistan, Russian Federation, Belgium, Israel, Sweden, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Mexico.

Tier 4: 10 - 49 million - 42: Poland, Jordan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Portugal, Morocco, Cambodia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Japan, Finland, Pakistan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Brazil, Estonia, Argentina, South Africa, Chile, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Sudan, India, Kenya, Kuwait, Peru, Cyprus, Honduras, Malaysia, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Venezuela, Oman, Slovakia, China, Luxembourg, Dominican Republic.

[ATT = Arms Trade Treaty; USD = US dollars; UN Comtrade = United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database]

Source Cited:
Annexe 4.2. Annual authorized small arms and light weapons exports imports for major importers (annual imports of at least USD 10 million), 2011.
Online annexes at: http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/publications/by-type/yearbook/small-arms-survey-2014.html

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