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Non-religious countries 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 Turkey 746 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
3 Czech Republic 630 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 Australia 396 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
5 Vietnam 291 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
6 Japan 250 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
7 Azerbaijan 140 million constant 1990 US$ 2002
8 Netherlands 129 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
9 Canada 112 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
10 Sweden 104 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
11 Austria 21 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
12 France 3 million constant 1990 US$ 2005

Citation

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

Non-religious countries 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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