Arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 reached 8.00 USD mil in 2013 in Botswana, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 20 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 in Botswana reached an all time high of 71.0 USD mil in 1997 and an all time low of 1.00 USD mil in 1977.
Botswana has been ranked 91st within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licences.