Arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 reached 6.00 USD mil in 2012 in Cyprus, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 85.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 in Cyprus reached an all time high of 170 USD mil in 1996 and an all time low of USD mil in. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990 in Egypt amounted to 281 USD mil, 33.0 USD mil in Greece, 400 USD mil in Israel and 1,489 USD mil in Turkey in 2012.
Cyprus has been ranked 98th within the group of 117 countries we follow in terms of arms imports at constant USD prices from 1990, 1 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.