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  • Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are. - George Santayana
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DIO Publications

Defence Economic Trends

This annual publication analyses significant trends in defence spending in the Asia-Pacific region. It draws together official defence budgets and national economic data on 31 countries across South-East Asia, the South Pacific, North Asia, South Asia, North America and Europe. It enables comparisons between countries over time and provides a guide to expenditure trends for regional armed forces.