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Herron, Patrick, Jasna Lazarevic, Nic Marsh and Matt Schroeder. 2011 ‘Top Exporters and Importers of Small Arms in 2008.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 1, p. 10. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and the Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 6 July

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Top Exporters and Importers of Small Arms in 2008

In 2008 the top exporters of small arms and light weapons (those with annual exports of at least USD 100 million), according to available Customs data, were (in descending order) the United States, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Switzerland, Israel, Austria, South Korea, Belgium, the Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, Norway, and Canada (see Box 1.1).

In 2008 the top importers of small arms and light weapons (those with annual imports of at least USD 100 million), according to available Customs data, were (in descending order) the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, France, and Pakistan.

[For data updates, search at http://www.prio.no/NISAT/Small-Arms-Trade-Database/]

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