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Asia-Pacific dominates global defence spending

14th March 2019 - 12:12 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Asia-Pacific nations figure prominently on the recently released list of top defence importers from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Indeed, the region is the largest importer in the world, accounting for 40% of global arms sales in the 2009-14 timeframe.

The Sweden-based organisation released its 2018 figures on ...

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