Countries Buying the Most Weapons From the US Government

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5. Iraq
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $4.45 billion, 55.8% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $40 million, 6.7% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, Russia, South Korea
> GDP per capita: $15,393

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4. South Korea
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $7.40 billion, 66.7% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $612 million, 46.5% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, Germany, UK
> GDP per capita: $35,938

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3. UAE
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $7.60 billion, 63.7% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $799 million, 72.6% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, France, Turkey
> GDP per capita: $67,293

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2. Australia
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $8.09 billion, 66.4% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $918 million, 58.4% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, Spain, France
> GDP per capita: $44,649

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1. Saudi Arabia
> Arms imports from US, 2008-2018: $13.72 billion, 59.6% of arms imports
> Arms imports from US, 2018: $3.35 billion, 88.0% of arms imports
> 1st, 2nd, and 3rd largest suppliers (2014-2018): USA, UK, France
> GDP per capita: $48,986