According to Taiwan media reports, the latest report released by the Swedish think tank “Stockholm Institute for International Peace” on the 8th shows that the total global arms sales in 2018 rose by nearly 5%, and the top 5 companies in global arms sales are all American companies.
According to reports, the report shows that in 2018 the world’s top 100 arms manufacturers’ arms sales reached 420 billion US dollars. Among them, US arms manufacturers accounted for 59% of the overall arms sales market. In 2018, the arms sales amounted to US $ 246 billion, an increase of 7.2% over the previous year.
Lockheed Martin, which dominates the global arms sales market since 2009, is still the world’s largest arms manufacturer, with sales of $ 47.3 billion in 2018, accounting for 11% of the global arms sales market.
In addition to Loma, Boeing ($ 29.15 billion), Northrop Graman ($ 26.19 billion), Raytheon ($ 23.44 billion), and General Dynamics ($ 22 billion) rank second to global arms sales 5 people.
It is understood that in addition to the United States, Russia ranks second in global arms production, accounting for 8.6% of the global arms sales market. The United Kingdom followed closely with 8.4%, while France ranked fourth with 5.5%.