SIPRI Arms Transfers Data

Topic: Military
Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Arms Transfers Database catalogs major conventional weapons sales from 1950 to the most recent full calendar year.

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