s remained stable in 2015, despite the sharp drop in oil prices, that has drawn economical difficulties in some of the markets is active in. Russia delivered defense related exports in a total amount of US$ 5.483 billion in 2015, compared to 5.468 in 2014, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute`s ( ) arms transfer database indicates.
In 2015, India remained the biggest importer of Russian defense production, having received arms and military equipment amounted to $ 1.964 bilion. China, was the second largest customer buying a total worth of $824 million in 2015. Vietnam is placed third with totaldefense acquisition of $812 million in Russia in 2015.
Other major customers include Iraq ($426 million), Kazakhstan ($412 million), Algeria ($284 million), Azerbaijan ($181 million), Belarus ($155 million), Nigeria ($87 million) and Bangladesh ($79 million).