Share Military Spending by Region When considering military spending as a percent of total government expenditure, Chinese military spending has dropped noticeably — from In terms of the broader regional context, the Chinese military budget constitutes Even when accounting for reporting discrepancies, China would have to raise its spending considerably to match the US defense budget.
These shifts have facilitated China playing a larger role in regional and international security. Learn more. As ofthis number stands at Historically, expenses incurred by military infrastructure construction were assumed to be included in the official figures, although many of these projects are designed to be dual use and use funding from local and national nondefense budgets.
The defense budget will be 1. China Focus: China to lower defense budget growth to 7. India is also not forthcoming about space and nuclear weapons expenditures.
Describing China's defense budget increase as reasonable and appropriate, Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for the legislative session, said the rise aimed to "meet the country's demand in safeguarding national security and military reform with Chinese characteristics.
Calculated based on an average exchange rate of 6. He Lei highlighted China's role in providing public security goods for the international community, saying the Chinese military had actively participated in UN peacekeeping missions, maintained security of marine passages, and engaged in international rescue and security cooperation.
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