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Military > Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Jordan 1.79% 1990
2 Uzbekistan 1.27% 1990
3 Russia 1.2% 1990
4 Ukraine 0.555% 1990
5 Israel 0.539% 1990
6 Malta 0.393% 1990
7 Belarus 0.288% 1990
8 Georgia 0.258% 1990
9 Singapore 0.194% 1990
10 France 0.171% 1990
11 Poland 0.133% 1990
12 Sweden 0.106% 1990
13 United Kingdom 0.0966% 1990
14 United States 0.0948% 1990
15 Canada 0.0932% 1990
16 Netherlands 0.0716% 1990
17 Switzerland 0.0631% 1990
18 Indonesia 0.0437% 1990
19 Norway 0.0434% 1990
20 China 0.035% 1990
21 South Africa 0.0312% 1990
22 Pakistan 0.025% 1990
23 Italy 0.0229% 1990
24 Brazil 0.0216% 1990
25 Peru 0.019% 1990
26 South Korea 0.019% 1990
27 Kazakhstan 0.0186% 1990
28 Australia 0.0167% 1990
29 Spain 0.0144% 1990
30 Finland 0.0122% 1990
31 Turkey 0.0119% 1990
32 India 0.00674% 1990
33 United Arab Emirates 0.00592% 1990
34 Thailand 0.00586% 1990
35 Denmark 0.00442% 1990
36 New Zealand 0.00225% 1990
37 Venezuela 0.00213% 1990
38 Iran 0.000862% 1990
39 Austria 0.000607% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Military/Conventional-arms/Exports,-%-of-GDP

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