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Transport > Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India $4.76 billion 2012
2 European Union $2.43 billion 2012
South Asia average (profile) $1.73 billion 2012
3 China $1.69 billion 2012
4 United States $1.30 billion 2012
5 Turkey $1.27 billion 2012
6 Pakistan $1.24 billion 2012
7 United Arab Emirates $1.09 billion 2012
8 South Korea $1.08 billion 2012
9 Saudi Arabia $923.00 million 2012
10 Australia $889.00 million 2012
11 Morocco $790.00 million 2012
12 Algeria $650.00 million 2012
13 Venezuela $643.00 million 2012
14 Singapore $627.00 million 2012
15 Burma $619.00 million 2012
16 United Kingdom $598.00 million 2012
17 Afghanistan $576.00 million 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) $513.70 million 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) $508.20 million 2012
18 Iraq $455.00 million 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) $454.83 million 2012
19 Brazil $410.00 million 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $409.86 million 2012
20 Israel $387.00 million 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) $376.87 million 2012
21 Syria $376.00 million 2012
22 Vietnam $364.00 million 2012
23 Uganda $342.00 million 2012
24 Bangladesh $325.00 million 2012
25 Qatar $316.00 million 2012
failed states average (profile) $309.00 million 1981
26 Thailand $297.00 million 2012
27 Colombia $279.00 million 2012
28 Mexico $267.00 million 2012
29 Netherlands $260.00 million 2012
30 Spain $256.00 million 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) $239.46 million 2012
31 Japan $239.00 million 2012
32 Sweden $228.00 million 2012
33 Egypt $226.00 million 2012
34 Italy $215.00 million 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) $201.83 million 1983
=35 Canada $188.00 million 2012
=35 Indonesia $188.00 million 2012
37 Germany $183.00 million 2012
38 Poland $182.00 million 2012
39 Norway $163.00 million 2012
NATO countries average (profile) $162.54 million 2012
=40 Jordan $158.00 million 2012
=40 Azerbaijan $158.00 million 2012
42 Democratic Republic of the Congo $152.00 million 2010
43 France $149.00 million 2012
44 South Africa $148.00 million 2012
45 Oman $127.00 million 2012
46 Panama $110.00 million 2012
=47 Ecuador $108.00 million 2012
=47 Ghana $108.00 million 2012
49 Bahrain $103.00 million 2010
European Union average (profile) $101.44 million 2012
50 Kazakhstan $98.00 million 2012
51 Finland $92.00 million 2012
52 Cuba $90.00 million 1991
Eurozone average (profile) $85.67 million 2012
53 Belarus $85.00 million 2012
54 Turkmenistan $77.00 million 2012
55 Philippines $75.00 million 2012
56 Cambodia $72.00 million 2012
57 Denmark $69.00 million 2012
58 Equatorial Guinea $65.00 million 2012
59 Sudan $64.00 million 2012
60 Nigeria $63.00 million 2011
61 South Sudan $61.00 million 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $60.21 million 1988
62 Mongolia $60.00 million 2012
63 Iran $59.00 million 2012
=64 Zambia $58.00 million 2012
=64 Namibia $58.00 million 2012
66 Chile $56.00 million 2012
=67 Tanzania $53.00 million 2012
=67 Malaysia $53.00 million 2012
69 Kenya $52.00 million 2012
70 Iceland $50.00 million 2011
71 Ethiopia $48.00 million 2012
72 Kuwait $44.00 million 2012
=73 New Zealand $39.00 million 2012
=73 Cyprus $39.00 million 2011
75 Romania $36.00 million 2012
=76 Tajikistan $35.00 million 2009
=76 Portugal $35.00 million 2012
=76 Greece $35.00 million 2012
79 Argentina $34.00 million 2012
=80 Lebanon $31.00 million 2012
=80 Russia $31.00 million 2012
82 Belgium $30.00 million 2012
83 Slovenia $28.00 million 2011
=84 Bosnia and Herzegovina $25.00 million 1999
=84 Zimbabwe $25.00 million 2006
=86 Madagascar $22.00 million 1996
=86 Albania $22.00 million 2012
88 Sri Lanka $21.00 million 2011
=89 Benin $20.00 million 2012
=89 Angola $20.00 million 2009
=89 Brunei $20.00 million 2012
92 Laos $19.00 million 2012
=93 East Timor $18.00 million 2010
=93 Republic of the Congo $18.00 million 2012
=95 Yemen $17.00 million 2012
=95 Croatia $17.00 million 2012
=97 Senegal $16.00 million 2011
=97 Czech Republic $16.00 million 2012
99 Rwanda $13.00 million 2009
=100 Dominican Republic $12.00 million 2011
=100 Fiji $12.00 million 1995
=100 Mauritania $12.00 million 2012
=103 Hungary $11.00 million 2011
=103 Uruguay $11.00 million 2011
=105 Cameroon $10.00 million 2010
=105 Barbados $10.00 million 2009
=105 Trinidad and Tobago $10.00 million 2012
=105 Botswana $10.00 million 2010
=105 Cape Verde $10.00 million 2012
=105 Cote d'Ivoire $10.00 million 2004
=105 Haiti $10.00 million 1985
=112 Slovakia $9.00 million 2010
=112 Moldova $9.00 million 1995
=112 Uzbekistan $9.00 million 2002
=112 Peru $9.00 million 2012
=112 Austria $9.00 million 2012
=112 Latvia $9.00 million 2012
=118 Liberia $8.00 million 2000
=118 Central African Republic $8.00 million 2011
=118 Switzerland $8.00 million 2012
=118 Seychelles $8.00 million 2011
=118 Malta $8.00 million 2012
=123 Papua New Guinea $7.00 million 1997
=123 Paraguay $7.00 million 2012
=123 Tunisia $7.00 million 2011
=126 Vanuatu $6.00 million 1987
=126 Mauritius $6.00 million 2004
=126 Palau $6.00 million 1996
=126 Tuvalu $6.00 million 1994
=126 Samoa $6.00 million 1988
=126 Solomon Islands $6.00 million 1991
=126 Federated States of Micronesia $6.00 million 1997
=126 Saint Kitts and Nevis $6.00 million 1985
=126 Marshall Islands $6.00 million 1991
=126 Kiribati $6.00 million 1994
=126 Djibouti $6.00 million 2012
=137 The Gambia $5.00 million 2004
=137 Bolivia $5.00 million 2012
=137 Armenia $5.00 million 2011
=137 Guinea-Bissau $5.00 million 1993
=141 Maldives $4.00 million 2010
=141 Gabon $4.00 million 2011
=141 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines $4.00 million 1987
=141 Eritrea $4.00 million 2007
=141 Togo $4.00 million 2012
=141 Chad $4.00 million 2012
=147 Malawi $3.00 million 2008
=147 Nepal $3.00 million 2011
=147 Suriname $3.00 million 2011
=147 Mali $3.00 million 2012
=147 Bulgaria $3.00 million 2012
=152 Libya $2.00 million 2011
=152 El Salvador $2.00 million 2012
=152 Sierra Leone $2.00 million 2011
=152 Georgia $2.00 million 2011
=152 Estonia $2.00 million 2012
=152 Guatemala $2.00 million 2012
=152 Burundi $2.00 million 2010
=152 Kyrgyzstan $2.00 million 2006
=160 Swaziland $1,000,000.00 2001
=160 Guinea $1,000,000.00 2011
=160 Costa Rica $1,000,000.00 2012
=160 Luxembourg $1,000,000.00 2012
=160 Ireland $1,000,000.00 2012
=160 Belize $1,000,000.00 2000
=160 The Bahamas $1,000,000.00 2009
=160 Jamaica $1,000,000.00 2010
=160 Lesotho $1,000,000.00 2006
=160 Somalia $1,000,000.00 1999
=160 Niger $1,000,000.00 2009
=160 Grenada $1,000,000.00 1982
=160 Nicaragua $1,000,000.00 1991
=160 North Korea $1,000,000.00 2010
=160 Comoros $1,000,000.00 2012
=175 Burkina Faso $500,000.00 2012
=175 Republic of Macedonia $500,000.00 2006
=175 Serbia $500,000.00 2012
=175 Lithuania $500,000.00 2012
=175 Tonga $500,000.00 1996
=175 Mozambique $500,000.00 2012
=175 Bhutan $500,000.00 2004
=175 Guyana $500,000.00 2008
=175 Honduras $500,000.00 2012

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