Trade Update 2018: Sub-Saharan Africa in Focus

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers disproportionately from the negative impacts of small arms and ammunition flows on peace, security, stability, and development, yet it only accounts for less than five per cent of the estimated value of the authorized global small arms trade. Due to historically low levels of openness regarding sub-Saharan African small arms production and transfers, identifying major African importers and exporters—as well as suppliers—remains a challenge.  This repor uses multiple open sources to tentatively map major sub-Saharan African producers, exporters, and importers of small arms.

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