Global Arms Sales Increase America Top The List
Latest News: The Weapons sales growth was very low since 1985 across the world worldwide. According to a report from the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (CPI), the weapons sales have enhanced from 2000 to 2017. Later in those years, CPI had an investigation on Global Arms sales between 2013 and 2017 which shows a 10 percent increase in sales over the previous five years.
Between 2013 and 2017, 67 countries around the world sold major weapons, including the US, Russia, France, Germany and China. These five countries sold 74 percent of the arms sold by 67 countries worldwide. With 34 percent of America, the US was at the top place, with 22 percent in Russia. From 2008 to 2012, from 2013 to 2017, weapons have gone to Asia, Oceania and the Middle East. Africa, the United States, and Europe have significantly reduced.
The United States sold their weapons to 98 countries, in those 49 percent were sold to the Middle East. In the world’s top 34 percent of arms sales, the US has increased its sales by 25 percent compared to the last five years. Dr. Oud Flührt, director of the CPA Am and Military Expedition Program, said that the United States sold more weapons than the Obama contracts in the 1990s. In the years to come, there are more sales of arms from the US than in the United States, and several agreements with the US in 2017 indicate this.
Russia’s weapons sales have fallen by 1 percent since 2008 between 2012 and 2012 to 2017. France’s sales grew by 27 percent. In Germany, the fourth largest arms sale of armaments also fell by 14 percent. During the same period, China’s weapons sales are fell by 19 percent China has imported about 68 percent of weapons from China, while 15 percent weapons will be imported by Russia.