Guns for Sale in the Philippines

in Transnational Crime

There are an estimated 600,000 unlicensed guns and firearms in circulation in the Philippines.

The number of legally bought guns for sale in the country and officially registered was 1.2 million guns in 2012.

One unlicensed seller was quoted by the media as that he had a .22 caliber Magnum Black Widow gun for sale that he was offering for  $120 (5,000 Philippine Peso) on the black market.

(More guns for sale on the black market.)

Source:  AFP, “Guns black market thriving in Philippines,” Google News, April 11, 2013.

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