The most rapid growth in ranking were observed in Turkey.
Ukraine up to 2018 ranks 39th in the ranking of military spending, she just spent $ 4.8 billion on defence per year.
The document notes that the United States of America spend the greatest amount of funds for defense – 649 billion dollars a year and this figure is only growing. Compared with 2017 the United States has increased the cost of the army by 5%.
Second place in the ranking of China is 250 billion dollars on military per year, in five as India, Saudi Arabia and France.
Russia for the first time since 2009, entered the top-5 countries by military expenditures, their recorded military expenditure – $ 61.4 billion.
The most rapid growth in the rating SPIRI observed in Turkey – the army expenditure in the country amounted to $ 19 billion, an increase of 24%.
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