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The International Peace Research Institute, which monitors the purchase of weapons in the world, has said that arms sales have increased by 10 percent between 2013-17.

America, which has been the frontrunner in terms of the weapons dealer, has made its head even more. In the last five years, about one-third of the world’s total arms sold nearly 34 percent, sold by the US alone. US arms are sold to at least 98 countries. The big part is of war and transport planes.

The United States sells about half of its weapons to the countries of the Middle East and about one-third of the countries of Asia. Saudi Arabia is the largest buyer of weapons in the Middle East. About one-tenth of the world’s total arms sold goes to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is the second largest buyer country in the world of arms. 18 percent of America’s weapons buy Saudi Arabia.

After the US, Russia is the second largest arms supplier. 20% of the total weapons sold out from Russia. Russia sells its weapons to 47 countries of the world, as well as the rebels of Ukraine. More than half of Russia’s weapons go to India, China and Vietnam.

France is at number three in countries selling weapons Its share of total arms sales is 6.7 percent. France has increased arms sales by nearly 27 percent and it has become the world’s third largest arms exporter country.

In the past five years, Germany’s arms sales have declined, despite its fourth position. Germany has increased about 109 percent of the weapons sold to the Middle East countries.

After the US and Europe arms dealers are number one in China. In the last five years, its arms sales have increased by about 38 percent. China’s main buyer of weapons is Pakistan. Although Algeria and Bangladesh have also emerged as big buyers of Chinese weapons in this period China has also sold large amounts of arms to Myanmar.

A large ammunition store is in Israel. In five years of Biba, he has increased his arms sales by about 55 percent. Israel is selling large amounts of arms to India.

The name of South Korea is also being named in the weapons business. He has increased his arms sales by nearly 65 percent in the last five years.

Countries which have increased sales of arms in this period include Turkey. It has increased arms exports in between 2013-17 to about 165 percent.

India is at the top of the arms buyer country. India has purchased 12 per cent of the total weapons sold in the world. Nearly half of these weapons have been bought from Russia. India has also increased the purchase of weapons from the United States, besides weapons and bulk weapons being bought from France and Israel.

Pakistan’s weapons purchase has come down. At present, 2.8 per cent of the total weapons sold in the world goes to Pakistan. Pakistan has reduced the purchase of arms from the US quite a lot.

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Rohit Dhyani
Rohit Dhyanihttp://www.porterfolio.net/dhyani_rohit
Media maven, creative thinker, traveler, foodie, independent-minded person, non-conformist, free-spirited. Observer, Explorer, Senior Correspondent, Writer, Nature Lover.
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