Weapons Imports

This key economic indicator for the Weapon sector has been recently updated.

  1. China Weapons Imports was up 31.6% in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Australia Weapons Imports rose 46.1% year on year attaining $1,572,000,000.
  3. In 2018 Saudi Arabia was ranked number 1 in Weapons Imports.
  4. In 2015 Mongolia was number 50 in Weapons Imports attaining $74,000,000, jumping from 128 in 2014.

Top Countries in Weapons Imports

# 148 Countries US Dollars Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Saudi Arabia 3,810,000,000.00 2018 -6.2 % +18.7 % View data
2 Australia 1,572,000,000.00 2018 -13.3 % +46.1 % View data
3 China 1,566,000,000.00 2018 +31.6 % +2.7 % View data
4 India 1,539,000,000.00 2018 -47.2 % -22.1 % View data
5 Egypt 1,484,000,000.00 2018 -38.2 % +17.1 % View data
6 Algeria 1,318,000,000.00 2018 +37.0 % +33.4 % View data
7 South Korea 1,317,000,000.00 2018 +23.3 % +48.2 % View data
8 United Arab Emirates 1,101,000,000.00 2018 +2.5 % -13.5 % View data
9 Qatar 816,000,000.00 2018 +22.9 % +62.1 % View data
10 Pakistan 777,000,000.00 2018 +3.3 % -6.3 % View data
11 Japan 696,000,000.00 2018 +53.3 % +20.3 % View data
12 Turkey 685,000,000.00 2018 +61.2 % -3.0 % View data
13 United States 613,000,000.00 2018 +17.0 % -4.9 % View data
14 Iraq 596,000,000.00 2018 -38.3 % +11.0 % View data
15 Thailand 578,000,000.00 2018 +87.1 % +10.1 % View data
16 Vietnam 546,000,000.00 2018 -27.7 % +8.6 % View data
17 Norway 537,000,000.00 2018 +52.6 % +60.1 % View data
18 United Kingdom 533,000,000.00 2018 -44.0 % +1.5 % View data
19 Singapore 510,000,000.00 2018 +13.1 % -8.4 % View data
20 Israel 498,000,000.00 2018 -7.1 % +19.0 % View data
21 Morocco 387,000,000.00 2018 -20.2 % +38.5 % View data
22 Indonesia 354,000,000.00 2018 -71.0 % -15.1 % View data
23 Azerbaijan 330,000,000.00 2018 +15.8 % -4.0 % View data
24 Oman 316,000,000.00 2018 -59.3 % -8.4 % View data
25 Italy 311,000,000.00 2018 -57.3 % +27.6 % View data
26 Kazakhstan 309,000,000.00 2018 +44.4 % +17.0 % View data
27 Brazil 304,000,000.00 2018 +189.5 % +6.4 % View data
28 Afghanistan 240,000,000.00 2018 -15.5 % +0.4 % View data
29 Canada 215,000,000.00 2018 -35.6 % +1.3 % View data
29 Jordan 215,000,000.00 2018 -44.9 % +23.4 % View data
31 France 196,000,000.00 2018 +161.3 % +12.9 % View data
32 Myanmar 192,000,000.00 2018 +100.0 % -5.2 % View data
33 Turkmenistan 184,881,636.78 2018 +101.0 % +21.1 % View data
34 Syria 181,000,000.00 2018 +624.0 % -17.4 % View data
35 Tunisia 180,000,000.00 2018 +102.3 % +36.5 % View data
36 Poland 171,000,000.00 2018 -12.3 % +2.4 % View data
37 Spain 156,000,000.00 2018 +79.3 % +0.1 % View data
38 Belarus 142,000,000.00 2018 -3.4 % +13.6 % View data
39 Finland 130,000,000.00 2018 +60.5 % -15.2 % View data
40 Venezuela 116,855,049.55 2018 -16.4 % -34.8 % View data
41 Lebanon 112,000,000.00 2018 +60.0 % +36.1 % View data
42 Laos 111,000,000.00 2018 +3,600.0 % +42.3 % View data
43 Netherlands 105,000,000.00 2018 +200.0 % -20.5 % View data
44 Bangladesh 100,000,000.00 2018 -68.9 % -30.9 % View data
45 Sri Lanka 99,000,000.00 2018 +120.0 % +37.7 % View data
46 Malaysia 95,000,000.00 2018 -50.3 % +6.0 % View data
47 Peru 92,000,000.00 2018 +43.8 % +33.1 % View data
48 Kuwait 88,000,000.00 2018 -20.7 % +3.8 % View data
49 Angola 75,000,000.00 2018 -30.6 % +19.3 % View data
50 Mongolia 74,000,000.00 2015 NA +22.3 % View data
51 Chile 70,000,000.00 2018 +40.0 % +5.3 % View data
52 Greece 65,000,000.00 2018 -19.8 % +7.2 % View data
53 Brunei 54,743,708.15 2018 -0.1 % +29.6 % View data
54 Denmark 50,000,000.00 2018 -13.8 % +5.6 % View data
54 Ukraine 50,000,000.00 2018 NA +165.9 % View data
56 Nigeria 49,000,000.00 2018 NA +10.3 % View data
56 Serbia 49,000,000.00 2018 -24.6 % NA View data
58 Bahrain 48,000,000.00 2018 +152.6 % -7.8 % View data
59 Sweden 44,051,232.30 2018 -2.1 % -4.0 % View data
60 Zambia 44,000,000.00 2017 +2.3 % -7.8 % View data
61 Argentina 42,000,000.00 2018 -14.3 % +28.5 % View data
62 Ireland 40,000,000.00 2018 +1,900.0 % NA View data
63 Georgia 38,000,000.00 2018 +442.9 % +50.0 % View data
64 Hungary 36,000,000.00 2018 +500.0 % +78.3 % View data
65 Slovakia 34,000,000.00 2018 -27.7 % +46.7 % View data
66 Estonia 32,000,000.00 2018 -3.0 % +12.2 % View data
66 Sudan 32,000,000.00 2018 -42.9 % -24.4 % View data
68 Cyprus 30,000,000.00 2017 NA +38.0 % View data
68 Romania 30,000,000.00 2018 -63.9 % +8.4 % View data
68 Tanzania 30,000,000.00 2018 +1,400.0 % -24.0 % View data
68 Trinidad and Tobago 30,000,000.00 2016 -34.8 % +20.1 % View data
72 Democratic Republic of the Congo 29,798,736.50 2018 +0.3 % +97.2 % View data
73 Mauritania 28,755,121.65 2018 +6.5 % +23.5 % View data
74 Mexico 26,000,000.00 2018 -88.4 % -16.2 % View data
74 Russia 26,000,000.00 2018 -72.0 % -32.3 % View data
76 Namibia 25,380,689.80 2018 -27.5 % +23.0 % View data
77 Philippines 25,000,000.00 2018 -91.0 % -20.4 % View data
78 Portugal 24,000,000.00 2018 +100.0 % +13.1 % View data
79 Lithuania 23,000,000.00 2018 -48.9 % -20.6 % View data
79 Mali 23,000,000.00 2018 -25.8 % +30.8 % View data
81 Latvia 20,000,000.00 2018 -31.0 % +31.9 % View data
82 Ghana 19,985,549.06 2018 -1.4 % -20.5 % View data
83 Mauritius 19,000,000.00 2017 -26.9 % NA View data
84 Armenia 18,000,000.00 2017 -83.6 % NA View data
84 Burkina Faso 18,000,000.00 2018 +800.0 % NA View data
86 Colombia 16,000,000.00 2018 -83.8 % -37.2 % View data
86 Togo 16,000,000.00 2014 NA NA View data
88 Djibouti 15,352,557.02 2018 +5.2 % +25.1 % View data
89 Montenegro 15,000,000.00 2018 NA +146.6 % View data
90 Germany 14,000,000.00 2018 -67.4 % -33.5 % View data
90 Uruguay 14,000,000.00 2018 NA +36.1 % View data
92 Jamaica 13,000,000.00 2018 NA +67.0 % View data
92 Kyrgyzstan 13,000,000.00 2017 +44.4 % NA View data
94 Bahamas 12,000,000.00 2017 -40.0 % NA View data
95 Panama 11,000,000.00 2018 -26.7 % -18.2 % View data
96 Ethiopia 10,000,000.00 2018 +900.0 % -42.0 % View data
96 Switzerland 10,000,000.00 2018 -70.6 % +10.8 % View data
98 Ivory Coast 9,000,000.00 2018 -35.7 % NA View data
98 Yemen 9,000,000.00 2018 +50.0 % -17.1 % View data
100 South Sudan 8,718,678.15 2018 -14.9 % -0.6 % View data
101 Malta 7,619,249.55 2018 -4.8 % NA View data
102 Austria 7,000,000.00 2018 -12.5 % +3.1 % View data
102 Equatorial Guinea 7,000,000.00 2018 NA +28.5 % View data
102 Nepal 7,000,000.00 2018 +600.0 % NA View data
102 Nicaragua 7,000,000.00 2017 -91.9 % NA View data
102 Papua New Guinea 7,000,000.00 2018 +75.0 % NA View data
107 New Zealand 6,000,000.00 2018 +500.0 % -25.4 % View data
107 Senegal 6,000,000.00 2018 -87.2 % NA View data
107 Seychelles 6,000,000.00 2018 NA -3.0 % View data
107 Uzbekistan 6,000,000.00 2018 NA NA View data
111 Ecuador 5,000,000.00 2018 -75.0 % -14.6 % View data
111 Kenya 5,000,000.00 2018 -68.8 % +38.0 % View data
111 Tonga 5,000,000.00 2015 NA NA View data
114 Niger 4,772,273.10 2018 +19.3 % -18.2 % View data
115 El Salvador 4,644,713.87 2018 -1.6 % NA View data
116 Republic of the Congo 4,326,379.59 2018 -9.8 % -18.5 % View data
117 Botswana 4,000,000.00 2018 +33.3 % -12.9 % View data
117 Iran 4,000,000.00 2018 NA -33.6 % View data
119 Bulgaria 3,000,000.00 2015 NA -17.8 % View data
119 Guatemala 3,000,000.00 2018 NA NA View data
119 Rwanda 3,000,000.00 2018 -62.5 % -27.5 % View data
119 Suriname 3,000,000.00 2015 NA NA View data
119 Tajikistan 3,000,000.00 2018 -84.2 % NA View data
124 Mozambique 2,748,913.49 2018 +0.8 % -21.1 % View data
125 Burundi 2,000,000.00 2016 +100.0 % NA View data
125 Cameroon 2,000,000.00 2018 -75.0 % -57.2 % View data
125 Croatia 2,000,000.00 2018 -84.6 % NA View data
125 Czech Republic 2,000,000.00 2018 NA -33.2 % View data
125 Guinea 2,000,000.00 2017 NA -12.9 % View data
125 Guyana 2,000,000.00 2018 NA NA View data
125 South Africa 2,000,000.00 2015 -96.0 % -59.3 % View data
132 Somalia 1,825,876.80 2018 -8.7 % -9.4 % View data
133 Malawi 1,334,317.10 2018 +0.3 % -7.8 % View data
134 Albania 1,000,000.00 2018 -75.0 % -32.2 % View data
134 Belgium 1,000,000.00 2018 -85.7 % -53.5 % View data
134 Bhutan 1,000,000.00 2016 NA NA View data
134 Bolivia 1,000,000.00 2018 -85.7 % NA View data
134 Central African Republic 1,000,000.00 2018 NA NA View data
134 Costa Rica 1,000,000.00 2014 NA NA View data
134 Fiji 1,000,000.00 2017 NA NA View data
134 Honduras 1,000,000.00 2018 -90.0 % -45.1 % View data
134 Lesotho 1,000,000.00 2018 NA NA View data
134 Slovenia 1,000,000.00 2014 NA -30.1 % View data
134 Uganda 1,000,000.00 2018 -95.2 % -45.1 % View data
145 Gabon 775,347.07 2018 -57.7 % -17.3 % View data
146 Sierra Leone 554,523.33 2018 -11.2 % -11.1 % View data
147 Chad 243,009.72 2018 -87.8 % -66.7 % View data
148 Dominican Republic 0.00 2016 -100.0 % -100.0 % View data

Source: World Bank

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