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Holtom, Paul and Christelle Rigual. 2015 ‘Annexe 4.4: Authorized Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons to Egypt, Libya, and Syria, 2001-13.’ Small Arms Survey 2015: Weapons and the World; Annexe 4.4 (Tables 4.6a, 4.8a, 4.10a). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 June

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Annexe 4.4: Authorized Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons to Egypt, Libya, and Syria, 2001-13

Table 4.6a: Reported deliveries of small arms to Egypt, 2001-13

Year* (Egyptian reports to UN Comtrade on value imported): Total USD

2001-2013: 42,178,250

Year* (Exporter reports to UN Comtrade on values exported): Total USD

2001- 2013: 356,206,476

Note: This table presents reported values of small arms and light weapons exports to Egypt from different sources, which use varying definitions of small arms. As a result, the values are not directly comparable across columns.

Sources: NISAT (n.d.); Small Arms Survey (2015) ; UN Comtrade (n.d.); UNODA (n.d.a)

Table 4.8a: Reported deliveries of small arms to Libya, 2001-13

Year* (Libya reports to UN Comtrade on value imported): Total USD

2001-2013: 83,071

Year* (Exporter reports to UN Comtrade on values exported: Total USD

2001-2013: 29,841,516

Note: This table presents reported values of small arms and light weapons exports to Libya from different sources, which use varying definitions of small arms. As a result, the values are not directly comparable across columns.

Sources: NISAT (n.d.); Small Arms Survey (2015) ; UN Comtrade (n.d.); UNODA (n.d.a)

Table 4.10a: Reported deliveries of small arms to Syria, 2001-13

Year* (Syrian reports to UN Comtrade on value imported): Total USD

2001-2013: 776,324

Year* (Exporter reports to UN Comtrade on values exported): Total USD

2001-2013: 12,485,022

Note: This table presents reported values of small arms and light weapons exports to Syria from different sources, which use varying definitions of small arms. As a result, the values are not directly comparable across columns.

Sources: NISAT (n.d.); Small Arms Survey (2015) ; UN Comtrade (n.d.); UNODA (n.d.a)

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

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*As reported to UN Comtrade between 2001 and 2013 for the following categories of small arms and light weapons, in USD: 930,100 (military weapons), 930,120 (rocket and grenade launchers, etc.), 930,190 (military firearms), 930,200 (revolvers and pistols), 930,320 (sporting and hunting shotguns), 930,330 (sporting and hunting rifles), 930,510 (parts and accessories of revolvers and pistols), 930,521 (shotgun barrels), 930,529 (parts and accessories of shotguns and rifles), 930,621 (shotgun cartridges), 930,630 (small arms ammunition). Data retrieved in January 2015.

Sources Cited:
NISAT (Norwegian Initiative on Small Arms Transfers). n.d. 'NISAT Database of Small Arms Transfers: Researcher's Database.' Oslo: NISAT, Peace Research Institute Oslo. Accessed November 2014.
http://nisat.prio.org/TradeDatabase/Researchers-Database/

UN Comtrade (United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database). n.d. 'United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database.' Accessed November 2013.
http://comtrade.un.org/db/

UNODA (United Nation Office for Disarmament Affairs). n.d.a. 'UN Register of Conventional Arms: Annual Consolidated Reports of the Secretary-General.'
http://www.un.org/disarmament/convarms/Register/

Small Arms Survey. 2015. Authorized Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons to Egypt, Libya, and Syria, 2001-13: Sources. Unpublished background paper.Geneva: Small Arms Survey.

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