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Emerging markets Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 2.7 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
2 India 1.47 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
3 Turkey 746 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 South Africa 606 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
5 Romania 579 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
6 Malaysia 467 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
7 Chile 456 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
8 Peru 368 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
9 Bulgaria 158 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
10 Brazil 142 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
11 Thailand 98 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
12 Poland 96 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
13 Argentina 67 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
14 Russia 40 million constant 1990 US$ 1995
15 Philippines 38 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
16 Mexico 35 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
17 Ukraine 29 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
18 Indonesia 19 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
19 Hungary 12 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
20 Colombia 11 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
21 Estonia 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
22 Lithuania 9 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=23 Latvia 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=23 Venezuela 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Military/Arms-imports/Constant-1990-US$

Emerging markets Compared by Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$

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Interesting observations about Military > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$

  • Israel ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Greece ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst European Union in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • United Arab Emirates ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked second for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst NATO countries in 2005.
  • India ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Chile ranked first for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • France ranked last for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked second for arms imports > constant 1990 US$ amongst Christian countries in 2005.
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