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Arms production is on the rise globally

Worldwide, the production of military goods is increasing. The Stockholm peace research Institute Sipri, according to the company's 100 largest arms have taken

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Arms production is on the rise globally
Worldwide, the production of military goods is increasing. The Stockholm peace research Institute Sipri, according to the company's 100 largest arms have taken almost $ 400 billion. U.S. companies account for 57 percent of all global arms sales. Russian corporations are extruded with a share of 9.5 per cent, the UK by 2. Place. the

global production of military goods is increased, 2017 for the third Time in a row. As the International peace research Institute in Stockholm (Sipri) reported, amounted to the sale of arms and military services by the 100 largest defence companies in the past year on 398,2 billion US dollars (350 billion euros). The were 2.5 percent more than in the previous year.

"Many countries are modernizing their weapons systems," said Sipri expert Aude Fleurant of the increase. The tension in certain countries and regions would also demand for more modern systems. The demands of the United States, the European countries should make a greater Nato contribution, either to the data not yet read.

American companies are still at the top of the global arms producers. They have increased their sales by two percent and now represent 57 percent of all global arms sales. "U.S. companies benefit directly from the ongoing Mariobet demand of the US Department of defense to weapons," said Fleurant.

reason for the Russian growth Sipri, the problem with the United States

Russian corporations have their production increased by 8.5 percent - with a total share of 9.5 per cent of global arms manufacturers, the country of the United Kingdom extruded from the second place in the Ranking. Some of the ten listed Russian corporations were able to record, therefore, even increases of 22 percent and 25 percent. Fleurant said: "There are increasing tensions between the U.S. and Russia, and that can lead to increased expenditure for the purchase of Weapons."

The 24 defence companies in Western Europe increased their sales by 3.8 percent to 94.9 billion US dollars (by 83.7 billion Euro). You have mastered this means that almost a quarter of the market. The UK is the largest European arms supplier, with a share of 9 percent. The four German arms-producing companies increased their production by 10 percent - thus, Germany has a share of 2.1 per cent of global arms sales.

After the killing of the government is critical of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had responded to Germany with a full arms export ban in the country. According to data of the Ministry of economy no weapons or other military equipment after Saudi is supposed to be delivered from Germany, now Arabia, whose Export has already been approved. The defence group Rheinmetall has been supplying the country in recent media reports, but obviously more ammunition - through subsidiaries in Italy and South Africa.

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