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The main recipient region in 2016–20 was Asia and Oceania (accounting for 42 percent of global arms imports), followed by the Middle East (33 percent), Europe (12 percent), Africa (7.3 percent), and the Americas (5.4 percent).
“The devastating impact of this #1.917 trillion in military spending has become painfully clear in the United States as we struggle to keep pace with the healthcare needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
(Video Recording of Webinar) “The discussion highlights SIPRI’s data on international arms transfers and the recently released analysis of world military expenditure and analyses potential future dynamics arising from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).”
Global military expenditure sees largest annual increase in a decade—says SIPRI—reaching $1917 billion in 2019
“United States drives global growth in military spending”
North Korea was not included in the deployed warheads data.