Kuwait

For further information regarding the calculation of the country, please check the links below the chart. Detailed information about each category are provided on the pages following the links.

1. Arms Embargoes and other International Obligations Possibly critical
2. Adherence to Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Possibly critical
3. Internal Conflict Possibly critical
4. Preservation of Regional Peace, Security and Stability Not critical
5. Presence of Allied Armed Forces in Fragile Environments Critical
6. Membership in International Conventions Not critical
7. Arms Export Controls and Transparency Critical
8. Danger of Disproportionate Military Capacities Impairing Development Not critical
Value of approved arms export licenses from Germany (Genehmigte Rüstungsexporte) to Kuwait in €
Year Arms export licenses in €
1999 460,163
2000 1,581,088
2001 2,139,912
2002 1,691,225
2003 4,914,609
2004 24,328,710
2005 4,984,905
2006 1,012,138
2007 924,552
2008 10,024,818
2009 68,120,809
2010 19,657,731
2011 34,317,065
2012 29,372,736
2013 3,277,553
2014 4,021,054
2015 124,698,818
2016 20,456,147
2017 53,493,347
2018 3,103,099
German exports of weapons of war to Kuwait in €
Year Exports of military weapons in €
1999 0
2000 0
2001 0
2002 0
2003 0
2004 9,842,000
2005 136,123,000
2006 61,000
2007 242,000
2008 728,000
2009 2,210,000
2010 7,413,000
2011 0
2012 885,000
2013 890
2014 0
2015 0
2016 415,000

1999-2002: Data only available for commercial exports to the 10 largest recipient states.

2003-2010: All exports of military weapons, including commercial and non-commercial exports.