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Batchelor, Peter. 2002 ‘A Sick or Dying Industry? Products and Producers.’ Small Arms Survey 2002: Counting the Human Cost, p. 15. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Table 1.4: Estimates of the global value and volume of small arms production, 2000

Type: Volume of production, 2000 (estimate) - Multiplier (USD) - Value of production, 2000 (USD, estimate)

Military small arms: 815,000 - 410 - 335 million
Commercial firearms: 7,000,000 - 358 - 2.5 billion
Military-calibre ammunition: 15 billion units - 0.20 - 3 billion
Commercial ammunition: – - – - 1.6 billion
Total: – - – - 7.4 billion

Sources: Company Reports; Forecast International (2002); United States, BATF (1998; 1999; 2000); United States, Census Bureau (1997a; 1997b); WFSA (2001)

[See also p. 54]

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