Tuesday, April 5, 2016

India-The Major importer of Arms in the world

A Report released by the SIPIR (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) clearly places India in the topmost position of Arms import in the world between 2011-2015. India’s imports account for 14% of the world’s total imports.
  • India is followed by China in the row making it as the second largest importer with7% and then Australia (3.6%), Pakistan (3.3%), Vietnam (2.9%) and South Korea (2.6%)
  • India’s imports have been increased by 90%in the year 2011-15 compared to 2006-10
  • India’s imports is thrice as that of China and Pakistan

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