The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Arms Transfers Database catalogs major conventional weapons sales from 1950 to the most recent full calendar year.
SIPRI Arms Transfers Data
Between 2008 and 2018, China exported $15.7 billion worth of conventional weapons, making it the 5th largest arms supplier in the world. View
China’s conventional arms sales surged from $645 million in 2008 to $1.04 billion in 2018. View
Countries in Asia purchase 82.8 percent of China's arms exports. African states import an additional 20 percent. View