The statistics on this page speak for themselves.
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From 2018. Milex is military expenditure.
SIPRI Military Expenditure Database
Milex as a percent of GDP
Milex as a percent of central gov expenditures
SIPRI Arms Transfers Database
Country Rank of total arms exports, out of top 50
Arms and ammunition exports (millions)
Arms and ammunition imports (millions)
*Sweden imports from 2017.
Percent of total arms exports
Arms Deliveries to the World, % by Supplier. CRS-63. 2015.
% of world arms market to developing countries
2012 – 2015. CRS-27.
*Asterisk indicates all other European countries other than France, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom for which the combined percentage of arms exported to the world is 9.52%; combined percentage of world arms market to developing countries is 46.27%.
All numbers are approximate estimates as most countries do not reveal the exact amounts.
May 10, 2018.
BBC News. It is estimated that the US accounts for 34% of all global arms sales, up from 30% five years ago. Total international trade in arms now worth about $100 billion per year. US arms exports are 58% higher than Russia, the world’s second-largest exporter. The Middle East accounts for almost half of US arms exports received during 2013 – 17. China’s arms exports rose by 38% between 2008 – 12 and 2013 – 17. The major exception to the rise in arms sales is Africa, arms imports falling by 22% between 2008 – 12 and 2013 – 17.