Transport > Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Group totals

DEFINITION: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). 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.


Emerging markets $11.69 billion 2012
South Asia $6.91 billion 2012
High income OECD countries $6.71 billion 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa $5.65 billion 2012
Non-religious countries $5.46 billion 2012
OPEC countries $5.14 billion 2011
Former French colonies $4.84 billion 1983
failed states $4.02 billion 1981
NATO countries $3.74 billion 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) $2.87 billion 2012
European Union $2.43 billion 2012
Eurozone $1.28 billion 2012
Former Spanish colonies $1.02 billion 1988

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