September 17, 1997

WORLD MILITARY EXPENDITURES AND ARMS TRANSFERS 1996

Military Expenditures

Arms Trade

Egypt$4.5 billionKuwait2.1
United States 3.6Australia2.0
South Korea3.5 Japan2.0
Taiwan 3.2 Malaysia 1.9
Turkey 3.0Iran1.8
Greece 2.2United Arab Emirates1.7
Israel 2.1China, Mainland1.6

U.K. $5.2 billion Germany 1.2
Russia 3.3 Israel 0.8
France 2.2 China, Mainland0.6

Other Findings