US arms sales for five consecutive years ranked in the world top position in the Middle East buying surge

管理 / 2018-05-29

  From the buyer's perspective, from 2013 to 2017, the purchasing power of the strongest arms in Asia and Oceania, accounting for 42% of total global arms imports。 India is the largest buyer, accounting for 12% of global share。   India imports 62 per cent of military equipment purchased from Russia。 Reported that, in view of India and Pakistan and other neighboring countries with conflicting information, coupled with limited domestic military industrial capacity, high demand for arms imports。
  Affected by war and conflict, arms purchases in the Middle East from 2013 to 2017 increased by 103% over the previous five years, the share accounted for about 32 percent of global imports。
Saudi military intervention in Yemen civil war, huge investment, the world's second largest arms buyer, accounting for one tenth of the share。
The main Saudi arms purchase from the United States and the United Kingdom。   "Concerns about violence and human rights situation in the Middle East, North America, Western Europe and lead to restrictions on political discussions on arms exports to the region," a senior fellow at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Peter Wei Zeman said, "However, the United States and European countries It is still the main source of imports of arms in the Middle East, to supply more than 98% of the Saudi arms。 "(Liu Xi) [micro Xinhua News Agency feature articles]。