Arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 reached 268 USD mil in 2014 in Bangladesh, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 62.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 719 USD mil in 2013 and an all time low of 1.00 USD mil in 1979. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 in China amounted to 1,357 USD mil, 4,243 USD mil in India and 72.0 USD mil in Myanmar in 2014.
Bangladesh has been ranked 26th within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990, 37 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licences.