Infographic: Gun Slingers, Arm Sales Around the Globe


Tue, Mar 1st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

Created as a collaboration between Good and Column Five, this infographic puts into perspective how important for the economy of various countries is the sale of weapons.

The world arms trade is a multi-billion dollar industry with a stong economic impact on its major exporters. This is a look at the biggest international arm suppliers and buyers, and the United States' recent dramatic jump in market share.



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