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Batchelor, Peter. 2002 ‘A Sick or Dying Industry? Products and Producers.’ Small Arms Survey 2002: Counting the Human Cost, p. 54. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July
Products and Producers - Conclusion
In terms of volume, it is estimated that nearly eight million small arms, including commercial firearms, were produced during 2000, of which more than 70 per cent were produced in the US and the European Union.
[See also Table 1.4, p. 15]