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Trends in world military expenditure, 2013

Publisher: SIPRI
April, 2014

From 14 April 2014 the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database includes newly released information on military expenditure in 2013. This Fact Sheet describes the global, regional and national trends in military expenditure that are revealed by the new data.



Dr Sam Perlo-Freeman was the Head of the SIPRI Project on Military Expenditure in the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme (currently on leave of absence).