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Emerging markets Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports, % of GDP

DEFINITION: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (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 Pakistan 0.86% 1990
2 India 0.727% 1990
3 Romania 0.721% 1990
4 Malaysia 0.629% 1990
5 China 0.627% 1990
6 Poland 0.397% 1990
7 Lithuania 0.295% 1990
8 Turkey 0.277% 1990
9 Latvia 0.188% 1990
10 Chile 0.136% 1990
11 Philippines 0.133% 1990
12 Thailand 0.123% 1990
13 Mexico 0.101% 1990
14 Argentina 0.0913% 1990
15 Indonesia 0.0743% 1990
16 Bulgaria 0.0579% 1990
17 Peru 0.0532% 1990
18 Hungary 0.0454% 1990
19 Colombia 0.0422% 1990
20 Ukraine 0.0356% 1990
21 Venezuela 0.0255% 1990
22 Brazil 0.00823% 1990
23 South Africa 0.00714% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports, % 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/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Military/Conventional-arms-imports,-%-of-GDP

Emerging markets Compared by Military > Conventional arms imports, % of GDP

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