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Military > Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares the world's largest arms exporters, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 8,760 2012
2 Russia 8,003 2012
3 China 1,783 2012
4 Ukraine 1,344 2012
5 Germany 1,193 2012
6 France 1,139 2012
7 United Kingdom 863 2012
8 Italy 847 2012
9 Spain 720 2012
10 Israel 533 2012
11 Sweden 496 2012
12 Canada 276 2012
13 Switzerland 210 2012
14 South Korea 183 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arms_industry#World.27s_largest_arms_exporters

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Military/Arms-trade/Arms-exports,-top-countries

Military > Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Military > Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries

  • United States has had the highest arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2003.
  • South Korea has ranked last for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2003.
  • Russia has ranked in the top 2 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2001.
  • Germany has ranked in the top 5 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2002.
  • France has ranked in the top 6 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2001.
  • United Kingdom has ranked in the top 7 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2001.
  • Israel has ranked 5th from the bottom for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2010.
  • China has ranked in the top 5 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2010.
  • Italy has ranked in the top 11 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2001.
  • Spain has ranked in the top 9 for arms trade > arms exports, top countries since 2006.
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