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World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1998



Fact Sheet Released by the Bureau of Verification and Compliance
U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, August 21, 2000

Brief Highlights (18kb)

Regional Trends 1987-1997 (Charts) (66kb)

Table I. Military Expenditures, Armed Forces, GNP, Central Government Expenditures and Population, 1987-1997, by Region, Organization, and Country (153kb)

Table II. Value of Arms Transfer Deliveries and Total Trade, 1987-1997, by Region, Organization, and Country (112kb)

Table III. Value of Arms Transfer Deliveries, Cumulative 1995-1997, by Major Suppier and Recipient Country (25kb)

Table IV. Value of Arms Transfer Deliveries and Agreements, 1987-1997, by Major Supplier and Recipient Region (37kb)

Table V. Number of Major Weapons Delivered to Regions and Groups, Cumulative Periods 1986-1997, by Supplier and Weapon Type (57kb)

Country Rankings 1997 (The World's 167 countries ranked by each of 17 variables) (72kb)


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