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Worldwide arms transfer agreements and deliveries values, 2001-2008.

* Ten tables follow. Table 30, Table 31, Table 32, Table 35, Table 36 and Table 37 provide the total dollar values for arms transfer agreements and arms deliveries worldwide for the years 2001-2008 in the same format and detail as Table 3, Table 4, Table 5, Table 14, Table 15, and Table 16 provide the total dollar values for arms transfer agreements with and arms deliveries to developing nations. Table 33, Table 34, Table 38, and Table 39 provide a list of the top eleven arms suppliers to the world based on the total values (in current dollars) of their arms transfer agreements and arms deliveries worldwide during calendar years 2001-2004, 2005-2008, and 2008. These tables are set out in the same format and detail as Table 9 and Table 10 for arms transfer agreements with, and Table 20 and Table 21 for arms deliveries to developing nations, respectively.

* Total Worldwide Arms Transfer Agreements Values, 2001-2008

Table 30 shows the annual current dollar values of arms transfer agreements worldwide. Since these figures do not allow for the effects of inflation, they are, by themselves, of limited use. They provide, however, the data from which Table 31 (constant dollars) and Table 32 (supplier percentages) are derived.

* Total Worldwide Delivery Values 2001-2008

Table 35 shows the annual current dollar values of arms deliveries (items actually transferred) worldwide by major suppliers from 2001-2008. The utility of these data is that they reflect transfers that have occurred. They provide the data from which Table 36 (constant dollars) and Table 37 (supplier percentages) are derived.

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Title Annotation:Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations, 2001-2008
Author:Grimmett, Richard F.
Publication:Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs
Article Type:Table
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Sep 1, 2009
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