Which Country Exports the Most Military Equipment?

Arms Exports (Constant 1990 USD) (USD mil), 2019 or latest
Military & Defense | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 54 countries in 2019, USA ranked the highest in arms exports at constant USD prices from 1990 with USD 10,752 mil followed by Russia and France. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with USD 1.00 mil, Ivory Coast with USD 1.00 mil and Panama with USD 1.00 mil.

Data for more countries are available at Arms Exports (Constant 1990 USD) indicator page.

Arms Exports (Constant 1990 USD) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Canada USD mil 191 203 346 120 72.0
China USD mil 2,080 1,226 1,799 2,372 1,346
France USD mil 1,468 1,627 1,995 2,041 2,367
Germany USD mil 779 1,788 1,766 2,514 1,982
Israel USD mil 420 393 720 1,392 1,195
Italy USD mil 862 671 676 618 793
Netherlands USD mil 374 631 461 471 1,048
Russia USD mil 7,986 5,527 5,990 6,841 6,015
South Korea USD mil ... ... 347 163 101 479 751
Spain USD mil 728 1,050 1,163 471 820
Sweden USD mil 388 336 175 261 82.0
Switzerland USD mil 175 330 471 212 173
Turkey USD mil 156 165 248 232 171
USA USD mil 7,508 9,608 9,963 9,855 12,050
United Kingdom USD mil 1,608 1,651 1,179 1,376 1,225