The ‘Balance of Trade’: The Changing Worldwide Defense Trade Market

The IHS ‘Balance of Trade’ is the world’s most comprehensive analysis of defense trade and provides invaluable insight on market trends and developments to key decision makers.

  • The IHS ‘Balance of Trade’ is the only study to include the full market scope, every market and geography, individual mission systems, research and development, production and services. It examines changes to the landscape of the worldwide market and is based on an exhaustive dataset outlining global defense equipment export/import trends.

    Using IHS Jane's DS Forecast and IHS Jane’s Defence Budgets databases as sources, it is produced using a unique, bottom-up view of the shifting sales patterns in the forecast exports and imports of global military materiel through the analysis of over 100,000 programs and program elements.

    The report offers a deep understanding of the current shapes and future directions of worldwide defense markets, with the insight it provides enabling government, military, national security and business professionals to make critical decisions with greater confidence.

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