Russia keeps the second place in the world arms export

2The American IHS published a report, stating that in 2014 Russia followed the USA in the list of world arms exporters.

Mr. Kozhin announced that in 2014 Russia exported the amount of armaments equivalent to $13 bln. It’s a 9% increase on the results of the previous year.

Among the biggest importers of Russian armaments are China, India, Venezuela, Viet Nam.

For both 2013 and 2014 the five leading exporters are the USA, Russia, France, Great Britain and Germany.

In 2014 Saudi Arabia overtook the previous leader India in military expenditures.

IHS specialists underline that last year military deals increased by 13% due to purchase of military aviation by the developing countries and unstable situation in both the Middle East and Asian-Pacific region.

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