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China boosts defence budget by 8.1%

5th March 2018 - 10:14 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


Kicking off the National People’s Congress session on 5 March, China announced a defence budget of RMB1.107 trillion ($175 billion), which equates to an increase of 8.1% compared to a year ago.

Significantly, this marks a greater increase than in 2017, when the defence budget expanded by ...

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