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Mapping Global Conflict, Defence Budgeting and Industry Trends through Arms Imports

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published the trends in arms trade from 2013-2017 on 12 March 2018. The latest report maps arms imports and exports by major countries. The list of largest arms importers provides a glimpse of trends in global conflict, defence expenditure and industrial capacity. Firstly the names of the largest arms exporters is not surprising with the United States, Russia, the European industrial giants – France, Germany, UK, Spain, Italy and Netherlands amongst the top 10, China is the only non legacy arms supplier at number 5. While Israel is the only outlier of sorts in this group denoting considerable strength of the Israeli defence industry. These countries are exporting mainly to the Asia Pacific including the Middle East. India and Saudi Arabia emerged as major arms importers due to a combination of factors of multiple conflict challenges, large defence outlays and absence of indigenous industrial capability..............................

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