Countries Buying the Most Weapons From the US Government

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10. Taiwan
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $3.58 billion, 95.1% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $129 million, 100% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, Germany, Italy
> GDP per capita: $00

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9. United Kingdom
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $3.60 billion, 70.1% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $194 million, 36.4% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, South Korea, Germany
> GDP per capita: $39,753

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8. Turkey
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $3.82 billion, 45.8% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $293 million, 42.8% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, Spain, Italy
> GDP per capita: $25,135

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7. Singapore
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $3.97 billion, 49.8% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $56 million, 11.0% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, France, Spain
> GDP per capita: $85,535

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6. Japan
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $4.31 billion, 93.4% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $675 million, 97.0% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, UK, Sweden
> GDP per capita: $39,002