TSAMTO, November 16. Major importer of Chinese weapons is Pakistan, which, according to TSAMTO, in 2002-2009. imported from China arms in the amount of 1.979 billion USD, representing 42.4% of total exports of defense products by China in this period (4.665 billion dollars).
According to the existing portfolio, the next 4 years (2010-2013.) Proportion of Pakistan's total military exports of China will further increase and reach 4.421 billion USD, or 68,2% of the total projected military exports in this period (6.481 billion dollars ).
In 2002-2009. China exported weapons to 36 countries. Significantly inferior to Pakistan, the second place in the structure of China's exports in 2002-2009. Egypt holds (502 million dollars), third place - Iran (U.S. $ 260.5 million). Among the major importers of Chinese arms from the period of 2002-2009 years. also includes Nigeria (251 million dollars), Bangladesh (221 million dollars), Zimbabwe (203 million dollars), Kuwait ($ 200 million), Jordan (185 million dollars), Venezuela (140 million dollars) and Malaysia (100 million dollars) .
In the regional aspect in the last 8 years (2002-2009.) Pacific region's share in the overall balance of military exports of China amounted to 56%, the Middle East - 25,4% of "black" Africa (countries located south of the Sahara Desert) - 12 , 9%, South America - 4,3%, North and North-East Africa - 1,4%. China for the last 8 years failed to achieve progress in the five regions - North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the countries of the former Soviet Union and the countries of Central America and the Caribbean.
It should be noted that the existing portfolio of orders for delivery in 2010-2013. China has 5 new customers (deliveries to these countries in 2002-2009. not implemented). This Argentina (order book for the period 2010-1013 years. Is 2.8 million dollars), East Timor (28 million dollars), Morocco (300 million dollars), Saudi Arabia ($ 200 million) and Ecuador (120 million dollars).
Current portfolio of orders with the delivery of defense products for 2010-2013. first place in the structure of military exports of China is Pakistan - 4.421 billion dollars. Second place is occupied by Myanmar (700 million dollars or 10.8%). Closes the three leaders of Venezuela (492 million USD or 7,6%).
The following places in the structure of the military of China's exports for delivery in 2010-2013. occupy Morocco (300 million dollars), Saudi Arabia ($ 200 million), Ecuador (120 million dollars), Bolivia (57.9 million dollars), Indonesia (36 million dollars), Thailand (35.7 million dollars), Kenya ( 30 million dollars), East Timor (28 million dollars), Peru (24.2 million dollars), Bangladesh (18 million dollars), Ghana (15 million dollars) and Argentina (2.8 million dollars).
More information can be found in the Yearbook TSAMTO-2010 "by Statistics and analysis of global trade in weapons in 2002-2009.