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SIPRI arms exports Continuing an upward trend that began in the early 2000s, the volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2013/17 was 10% higher than in 2008/12, new data on arms transfers published this month by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has been providing vital data on arms trade, based on open sources, since 1966. The Swedish think tank produces data, analysis and recommendations based on its research from open sources, in its commitment towards 'conflict, armaments, ...

... produce enough arms to meet its requirements, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. India's imports rose 24 percent during the past five calendar years, 2013-17, compared to the previous five-year period, 2008-12, according to a SIPRI study released this week.
... its second biggest supplier by providing 15 percent of its weapons imports, a study by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said. ... China was Pakistan's main source of arms in 2013-17, and there was a large increase in Chinese arms exports to Bangladesh in that period, SIPRI said.
Beijing is cranking up military spending and other regional governments are gunning up as the U.S. security umbrella frays. Manufacturers like Korea Aerospace, Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy and even China's AVIC are ready to take a bigger bite of a $160 billion regional weapons market.
Russia is the second-biggest exporter of arms behind the US, and it is finding markets in countries that traditionally bought American-made weapons, especially in Asia and the Middle East, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). India was the world's largest importer of ...

Meanwhile, Swedish public broadcaster SVT said the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) was involved in the talks, though SIPRI did not return AFP's calls for a comment. 'SERVE AS FACILITATOR'. International media have speculated that Sweden could either help set up a proposed ...
While India's Army generals are complaining about the Budget allocated to its military, the highly reputed Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the latest data on the volume of international transfers of major weapons. According to SIPRI data, India was the largest importer ...
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently published its 2017 "Trends In International Arms Transfers" report, which details the 25 largest weapons ... International weapons transfers have steadily increased since 2000 after having largely declined around the end of the Cold War, SIPRI reported.
The largest customers for Israeli arms between 2013 and 2017 were India followed by Azerbaijan and Vietnam, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported Wednesday. Israel was the world's eighth largest arms exporter for the period, the SIPRI report said, accounting for 2.9 percent of ...
Morocco purchased 12% of overall arms imports in Africa maintaining its position as the second largest buyer of weapons on the continent over the 2013-2017 period, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a recent report. Morocco was ranked ahead of Nigeria with 5.1% of ...
SIPRI announced the publication of a new Insights Paper, entitled 'Central Mali: violence, local perspectives and diverging narratives'. At a time when international—and national—actors are increasingly intervening in central Mali, it is imperative to understand how these interventions alter local dynamics, ...
The reality, as reported by the respected Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, is that the Fiscal Year 2017 appropriation for the Pentagon exceeded the military spending of the next eight largest spenders combined, six of which are U.S. allies. And that's before the massive increase Congress ...
Data from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Figures are SIPRI estimates of total production costs from 2011 to 2016. Countries that purchase American weapons bind their militaries and their foreign policies to the United States. The imbalance reflects the extent of American military ...
China has seen an increase of over 70 percent in its defense exports from 2012 to 2016 when compared to 2007-2011 overtaking Germany, France and the UK during the time. According to Chinese PLA Army run media publication, Chinamil, Barter trade and flexible payment terms have helped China to ...
Compared to the Pentagon, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is less cautious in its estimate. Indeed, SIPRI calculated that China's actual spending in 2016 was some 55% more than what was officially stated. The same kind of adjustment would put China's 2018 defense ...
... after years of decline, according to a report on the global arms industry published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) last year. ... Why are arms sales growing: The SIPRI report showed that growth was linked, in part, to increased production from armaments groups, particularly in the US.

Still, Petr Topychkanov, a senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, said Russia worries about the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. "Russia is concerned about the long-term presence of the U.S. and its allies in Afghanistan, and therefore it's in Russia's long-term interests to ...
The current report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows that the main beneficiaries are armaments groups in the US ... of weapon — munitions, missiles or ground vehicles, for example," says Aude Fleurant, Director of the Arms and Military Expenditure Program at SIPRI.
Net - Armenia is the world's 54th country in terms of the volume of armament imported in 2016-2017, according to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The Institute says the arms exports to the country amounted to $124 billion in the two years under review. Armenia, in ...
In its latest overview of global arms transfers, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) estimated that the global volume of arms transfers increased by 10 per cent in the 2013-2017 period, compared to 2008-2012. The US accounted for 34 per cent of global arms sales during the period - up from 30 per ...
Arms imports by countries in the Middle East jumped by 103 percent during the 2013-2017 period compared with the previous five years, a report on global arms sales by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) showed on Monday. "Widespread violent conflicts in the Middle East and ...
Based on 2016 data of military expenditure published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, U.S. expenditure of just the DoD, inclusive of ... combined ($1.03 trillion), excluding the U.S., almost matches total U.S. military expenditure of $1.05 trillion noted above, as reported by SIPRI.
In 2016, the army shrank to its lowest numbers of active-duty soldiers since before World War II but the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said that the U.S. remains the world's top military spender with a budget larger than the next eight countries combined. "The GAO demonstrated that ...
Canada is the 15th largest weapons exporter in the world, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, and analysts say that Trudeau's government struggles to put its purportedly progressive standards ahead of commercial interests. Canadian officials say they are confident helicopters ...
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), between 2012 and 2016, India bought 41 per cent of total Israeli arms exports. The massive arms trade between Israel and India, complemented by growing cultural and economic exchanges between the two countries, not only aids ...
According to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI, U.S. military spending will be three times that of China and ten times more than Russia. According to a White House official, the plan is still in "brainstorming" stages. "Right now, there's really no meat on the bones," the official told the ...
According to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Belarus also has supplied Azerbaijan with T-72M1 tanks and various artillery pieces over the past ten years. One Armenian analyst quoted by Sputnik said the deal could have fallen apart for reasons unrelated to anything ...
India has 130 nuclear weapons to Pakistan's 140 while Russia leads the race of nuclear warheads with 7,000 weapons, according to data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). France has 300 weapons followed by China that have 270 and United Kingdom is reported to ...
The ruling Communist Party's military wing, the People's Liberation Army, has the world's fifth-largest nuclear arsenal, with 300 warheads, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The United States and Russia each have about 7,000 warheads, or about 20 times as many as ...
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an international institute based in Sweden, dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, ...
At present, Australia ranks 20th, behind Portugal, Norway and the Czech Republic, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, ... The Australian Strategic Policy Institute's director of defence strategy, Andrew Davies, says SIPRI numbers are a good guide and is sceptical about the ...
Dan Smith is the director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. He spoke to EURACTIV.com's Editor-in-Chief Daniela Vincenti. We have gathered here in .... All of this is personal, not as the director of SIPRI. But that's fair, obviously for an expert like you it is also important to have your own ...
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reports that the Chinese volume of weapons exports between 2008 and 2012 rose to 162% compared to the previous five-year period. The SIPRI data shows that China has established itself as the third largest arms exporter and replaces Great ...
(It did). According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's (SIPRI) latest data for 2012-2016, the US accounted for about a third of the entire global market in major conventional weapons. SIPRI reports that Pakistan has received significant quantities of weapons from both the US and China ...
According to figures released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), there are nearly 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world. Out of them nearly 14,000 are possessed by Russia and the U.S.. Russia has 7,000 nuclear ...
The above data comes courtesy of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which tracks arms deals and companies extensively. ... As a final caveat, it's worth mentioning that SIPRI notes that some Chinese companies would likely make its Top 100 list as well – but for now, the list ...
Sales of arms and military services by the world's largest arms-producing and military services companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $374.8 billion in 2016, according to new international arms industry data released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Print. Send by ...
According to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, sales of weapons and military services by the world's largest 100 corporate military purveyors in 2016—the latest year for which figures are available—rose to $375 billion. (Photo: Forsvarsdepartementet/flickr/cc). During the ...
Global arms sales are up, according to the latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The report shows that US group Lockheed Martin is now the world's top arms producer. And Brexit did not seem to have an effect on the arms sales of British companies, with BAE ranking ...
... the 1980 yearbook of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) is revealed in the embassy files for 1987. It indicated that senior staff in the department had “raised with Sipri the statements in their yearbook indicating Ireland as the 15th most important arms exporter to the Third World”.
Spending has declined since the wars were at their peak in 2010, but U.S. military spending in 2015 remains at 190 percent of what it was before 9/11, according to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, or SIPRI, a leading tracker of weapons and defense spending. At a combined ...
The latest data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reveals the total arms sale at $374.8 billion in 2016. The report states that there has been 4.0 per cent growth in arms sale by US companies. The military operations in other countries can be one of the reasons for the ...
This week, Sweden's Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released the 2016 edition of [3] SIPRI Top 100, its annual report on the exports of the one hundred largest defense companies in the world. Among its findings was that South Korean firms in the Top 100 increased their arms ...
Once again, the U.S. leads the world in weapons sales, notes SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The 100 biggest arms producers accounted for $375 billion in weapons sales in 2016, with U.S. firms having by far the largest share at $217 billion. That's right: the U.S. accounts for ...
This was mainly due to high local demand as a result of the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, its absorption of the aircraft producer Antonov in 2016, and arms exports," according to SIPRI Fact Sheet, December 2017. It is reported that arms sales of the world's 100 largest arms-producing and military ...
Russia's global arms sales have grown by 3.8 percent in 2016, according to research by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Russian military analyst Andrei Koshkin opined that the defeat of Daesh by the Russo-Syrian coalition contributed to the ...
Annual foreign sales of arms and military services by U.S.-based companies jumped 4% to $217.2 billion in 2016, according to a well-known Swedish think tank that tracks international weapon sales, as worldwide arms sales rose for the first time in seven .
These new figures are from the latest report on the international arms industry by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). ... types of weapon — munitions, missiles or ground vehicles, for example," says Aude Fleurant, Director of the Arms and Military Expenditure Program at SIPRI.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's (SIPRI) widely cited study on defense exports for the 2016 calendar year, published in December, showed Australia ranking 20th worldwide with about 0.3 percent ... In 2016, Canberra's arms exports totaled just $1.6 billion, the SIPRI study showed.


 

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