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Arms exports, million constant U.S. dollars, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 32 countries was 713.09 million U.S. dollars.The highest value was in the USA: 9372 million U.S. dollars and the lowest value was in Colombia: 4 million U.S. dollars. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million U.S. dollars; Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
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Countries Arms exports, 2020 Global rank Available data
USA 9372 1 1960 - 2020
Russia 3203 2 1992 - 2020
France 1995 3 1960 - 2020
Germany 1232 4 1960 - 2020
Spain 1201 5 1960 - 2020
South Korea 827 6 1972 - 2020
Italy 806 7 1960 - 2020
China 760 8 1960 - 2020
Netherlands 488 9 1960 - 2020
UK 429 10 1960 - 2020
Australia 396 11 1961 - 2020
Israel 345 12 1964 - 2020
Sweden 286 13 1960 - 2020
Canada 200 14 1960 - 2020
UA Emirates 191 15 1974 - 2020
Switzerland 179 16 1960 - 2020
Brazil 170 17 1960 - 2020
India 151 18 1968 - 2020
Turkey 141 19 1980 - 2020
Ukraine 115 20 1992 - 2020
Norway 72 21 1960 - 2020
Belgium 53 22 1960 - 2020
Portugal 46 23 1967 - 2020
South Africa 37 24 1960 - 2020
Serbia 33 25 1996 - 2020
Belarus 23 26 1993 - 2020
Greece 17 27 1964 - 2020
Jordan 13 28 1971 - 2020
Poland 13 29 1960 - 2020
Finland 12 30 1960 - 2020
Austria 9 31 1964 - 2020
Colombia 4 32 2002 - 2020

Economic outlook around the world

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. Figures are SIPRI Trend Indicator Values (TIVs) expressed in US$ m. A '0' indicates that the value of deliveries is less than US$0.5m
9372.00
3203.00
1995.00
1232.00
1201.00
827.00
806.00
760.00
488.00
429.00
396.00
345.00
286.00
200.00
191.00
179.00
170.00
151.00
141.00
115.00
72.00
53.00
46.00
37.00
33.00
23.00
17.00
13.00
13.00
12.00
9.00
4.00
0
2343
4686
7029
9372
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