I decided to simplify things and tell a different story to the original Infographic. Whilst analysing all the data, I discovered that China, Spain and Italy had the greatest increases in arms exports when comparing 2 consecutive five-year periods.
This was certainly interesting as traditionally the USA and Russia are usually the top 2 arms exporters in any circumstance. And why had Spain and Italy increased their arms exports so much? Could it be because their countries are facing severe recession and struggling with their national debt balance sheets? Weapons are certainly high-value items for nations to sell.
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