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OPEC 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 United Arab Emirates 2.38 billion constant 1990 US$ 2005
2 Saudi Arabia 470 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
3 Iran 403 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
4 Iraq 290 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
5 Algeria 149 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
6 Libya 74 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
7 Kuwait 55 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
8 Angola 22 million constant 1990 US$ 2005
=9 Qatar 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2003
=9 Nigeria 10 million constant 1990 US$ 2004
11 Venezuela 7 million constant 1990 US$ 2005

Citation

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

OPEC 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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