China again raises defense budget
beijing - China boosts defense budget by 7 percent this year. Reported that the Chinese authorities Saturday. Since 2010, the annual increase was not so small. It is also that the increase does not have two digits, the second consecutive year.
The exact percentage will be announced Sunday, as the Chinese parliament meets again. A spokeswoman for the parliament said that defense spending will also be released this year at 1.3 percent of gross domestic product.
In the region's military investment from China suspiciously viewed as Beijing are territorial claims, inter alia, the South China Sea with growing power show strength side.
The US president Donald Trump recently announced that US forces 54 billion dollars (over 50 billion) have more to spend, an increase of 10 percent.
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