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 Covid não afeta indústria de armamento infographic
A infografia mostra alguns dados sobre os maiores fabricantes de armamento do mundo.


Indústria de armamento floresce apesar da Covid

By Jordi Bou

December 6, 2021 - As vendas de armas e serviços militares dos 100 maiores fabricantes
totalizaram $531.000 milhões em 2020, 1,3 por cento mais que em 2019,
segundo o “Stockholm International Peace Research Institute” (SIPRI).

Taken together, the arms sales of the 41 companies in the top 100 based in the United States increased by 1.9 per cent to $285 billion. These U.S. companies accounted for 54 per cent of the top 100’s total arms sales in 2020.

Accounting for 13% of the total, the arms sales of five Chinese companies included in the top 100 rose 1.5% to $66.8 billion in the same period.

Chinese firms were behind the U.S. companies and ahead of companies from the United Kingdom, which made up the third-largest share.

The 26 European arms companies in the top 100, meanwhile jointly accounted for 21% of total arms sales, or $109 billion.

PUBLISHED: 06/12/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom