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Last active Dec 11, 2017 — forked from jsvine/SIPRI-arms-transfer.md
How to download SIPRI arms transfer data as a CSV file instead of a rich-text file.
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The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's Arms Transfers Database provides a tool to download the data. By default, that output is an .rtf rich-text file — not so easy to analyze with your favorite spreadsheet or statistics software. Luckily, getting a CSV of the data isn't very difficult. Here's how.

To get all transfers for 2016, by seller, run this command in your terminal:

curl http://armstrade.sipri.org/armstrade/html/export_trade_register.php --compressed \
    --data 'low_year=2016' \
    --data 'high_year=2016' \
    --data 'seller_country_code=' \
    --data 'buyer_country_code=' \
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# set to executabable with chmod +x
# and place somewhere in your path
from time import sleep
from sys import argv
from subprocess import Popen
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#!/usr/bin/env python
# run as a cron job (every 24 hours?)
# the longer you wait, the longer the chain
import tweepy
from secrets import consumer_key, consumer_secret, access_token, access_token_secret
auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
auth.set_access_token(access_token, access_token_secret)
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Before you travel

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