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The Russian economy and arms exports to the Middle East

by Paul Rivlin

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Published by Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms transfers -- Russia (Federation),
  • Arms transfers -- Middle East.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign economic relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Foreign economic relations -- Russia (Federation)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Rivlin.
    SeriesMemorandum -- no. 79, JCSS memorandum -- no. 79.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC340.12 .R58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22733226M
    ISBN 109654590662
    ISBN 109789654590662

    The trade publication Jane's Defence estimates that the Middle East and North Africa could account for 40 percent of German arms exports by , which is comparable with those two regions' share. The State Department governs arms transfers and commercial exports in accordance with the Arms Control Export Act, the Conventional Arms Transfer Policy, the Foreign Assistance Act of and ITAR. US State Department, Ap , "U.S. Arms .

    Russia produced 28% of the arms in value terms procured by members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations between and , the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports.   The US's arms exports are 58% higher than those of Russia, the world's second-largest exporter. And while US arms exports grew by 25% in compared with , Russia's exports fell by

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The Russian economy and arms exports to the Middle East by Paul Rivlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Russian economy and arms exports to the Middle East. Tel Aviv: Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. In the yearsRussian arms exports to the Middle East exceeded $2 billion and those of the US totaled $ billion.2 Russia’s arms exports to the Middle East increased rapidly in the second half of the s, at a much faster rate than those of other suppliers, and in alone they totaled almost $ billion.

Sincethe. Get this from a library. The Russian economy and arms exports to the Middle East. [Paul Rivlin] -- Russia is one of the largest exporters of arms in the world. Its sales of arms and nuclear material in the Middle East are controversial and threaten its links with the US and Israel.

Nonetheless, as. The Middle East and North Africa is the second-most important market, but competition from other suppliers is much more intense there. Latin America and Africa are of relatively modest importance.

Arms exports play an important role in Russia’s economy, accounting for a large proportion of manufactured and technology-intensive by: 2.

Nonetheless, as long as the political price is not prohibitive, Russia will likely pursue lucrative arms, nuclear, and energy sales, even to the displeasure of the West. The Russian Economy and Arms Exports to the Middle East explores the delicate interplay between Russian economics and foreign policy, particularly regarding arms and energy.

Nearly half of US arms exports over the past five years have gone to the war-stricken Middle East, with Saudi Arabia consolidating its place as. The flow of arms increased to Asia and Oceania and the Middle East between –12 and –17, while there was a decrease in arms going to Africa, the Americas and Europe.

US extends its lead During the five years between –17, the United States accounted for 34% of all arms exports. InChina accounted for 60 percent of total Russian arms exports, and this had slumped to around 10 percent by the early s.

It has its eye on growing in the Middle East and North Africa. One of the ways Russia can offset the loss of the Chinese market is to grow elsewhere. However, German arms exports to the Middle East increased by per cent. Few countries outside North America and Europe are large exporters of arms.

China was the fifth largest arms exporter in – Its arms exports rose by 38 per cent between –12 and – While Pakistan was the main recipient of China’s arms exports in.

Exports. The MENA countries, together, would rank 4th as an export market for the United States in U.S. goods exports to the MENA countries in were $ billion, up 20 percent ($ billion) from U.S.

exports to the MENA countries account for percent of overall U.S. goods exports. It does not publish arms export details, but 10 per cent of all Russian arms exports are believed to go to Syria, making it the country’s largest arms supplier.

Transfers include missiles and missile launchers, anti-tank missiles for the Russian-made T72 tank, and MIG jet fighters jet aircraft. MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump discussed arms control and Iran's nuclear arms programme in a telephone call.

The Soviet Union in the Middle East: an overview 13 Florence Gaub and Nicu Popescu What drives Russia’s policy in the Middle East. 21 Dmitri Trenin Russia’s energy diplomacy in the Middle East 29 Carole Nakhle Russian arms exports in the Middle East 37 Timofey Borisov Russia and the regional outcasts Russia in Syria: a military analysis Arms Sales in the Middle East: Trends and Analytical Perspectives for U.S.

Policy Congressional Research Service 2 actors to influence Middle Eastern partners and political-military outcomes.6 On the other hand, U.S. reliance on arms sales as a policy tool places at. iv Russian Foreign Policy: Sources and Implications support of this monograph was completed in spring Some mate-rial was updated, however, as late as January   The slump in the value of Russian exports (which are dominated by hydrocarbons) reduced the dollar value of overall Russian exports and of GDP.

74 While a 3–4 per cent share of total exports might not look especially impressive, arms account for a large proportion of Russia’s manufactured and technology-intensive exports.

75 For instance. But this increase is part of the overall growth in the region’s purchases of arms, and the United States is also seeing a big increase in exports to the Middle East, said Ben Moores, who tracks.

Since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russian arms sales have steadily increased in several geographic areas while Russo-American relations have gradually deteriorated.

Therefore, as Putin seeks to foster global multi-polarity in order to challenge the American-dominated geopolitical world order, how is Russia conducting international arms sales and for what reasons.

Despite staggering figures in the Middle East, which includes a % increase in the imports of arms by Qatar, Iran, which is under an arms embargo, received only % of total arms. The five largest exporters in –18 were the United States, Russia, France, Germany and China.

Together, they accounted for 75% of the total volume of arms exports in – The flow of arms increased to the Middle East between –13 and –18, while there was a decrease in flows to all other regions. Once again the Middle East seems fated to become the main danger zone of world politics.

During the last decade the East-West détente has prevented a head-on collision between the superpowers there, but many signs point to impending changes. As the Soviet Union reaches strategic parity with the United States, there is growing temptation for it to assert its strength in an area so much nearer.

In the Middle East, major arms imports have surged over the past few years, the SIPRI report said. Between andimports by countries in the region skyrocketed by. The arms embargo on Iran, a product of the now defunct Iran nuclear deal, will expire on Oct.

18 of this year. The usual suspects, Russia and China, eager .