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 Aumento de gasto global en armas nucleares infographic
El gráfico muestra el incremento en el gasto global en armas nucleares.


El gasto en armas nucleares se dispara al igual que las tensiones geopolítcas

By Jordi Bou

June 17, 2024 - La inversión en armas nucleares se elevó 13% a un récord en $91.400 millones durante 2023, debido al agudo aumento de lospresupuestos de defensa de EUA en medio de tensiones geopolíticas

In 2023 China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, the UK and U.S. spent a combined $91.4 billion on their nuclear arms, which breaks down to $2,898 a second, according to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican).

The United States’ share of total spending, $51.5 billion, is more than all the other nuclear-armed countries put together.

The report provides a stark and troubling overview of global nuclear weapons expenditure: it has surged by 34% in the past five years, from $68.2 billion to $91.4 billion annually, with a cumulative total of $387 billion during this period.

PUBLISHED: 17/06/2024; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: U.S. Department of Defense