Tuesday, March 6, 2012

China PRC defense spending increase of 11.2

China In 2012, the PRC will increase defense spending by 11.2%, to 670 billion yuan (107 billion USD). However, the growth rate decreases and the share in GDP arms

The planned defense spending for 2012 PRC informed the President of parliament, Li Zhaoxing, opening the 10-day meeting of the Legislative Assembly. Issue for this purpose 670.3 billion yuan (about 107 billion USD), representing more than twofold increase compared to 2006 (earlier, in 1999-2008, China's expenditure increased annually by more than 16%). It also means an increase compared to 2011 by 11.2%, less than a year earlier when it stood at 12.7%.
Also in terms of GDP, China's defense expenditure decrease. The PRC In 2006, GDP amounted to 20.9 trillion yuan in 2011 to 47.2 trillion yuan. The share of defense spending declined at the time of about 1, 4 to 1.28%. According to Li, the PRC government is more important to maintain economic growth and increased social spending. Li stressed that the United States spends far more on weapons, not only nominally but also in relation to GDP (in 2010 - 4.8%).
PRC in the region, dominated, there is no natural allies. Li stressed, therefore, that Chinese defense spending arising from the need to preserve the sovereignty and territorial integrity, and are not directed against neighbors (PRC shares land borders with 14 countries). Meanwhile, his interest in Asia and the Pacific region to increase the U.S.. U.S. analysts believe that the data on the PRC's defense budget for years dumped both by stabilizing the yuan, and concealing military spending in the budgets of other ministries than the Ministry of Defence. According to American experts, the actual PRC's defense budget is about 50% larger than the authority shall officially (Pentagon estimated China's defense expenditure in 2010 to 170 billion USD).
prototype stealth jet fighter 3d max - Chinese Air Force Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter by Camelot Inc
PRC increasingly becomes independent from the import of arms. The share of foreign purchases in the purchase of weapons and military equipment has been steadily decreasing, which worries the traditional supplier - Russia. The Chinese were able to independently build different types of bezzałogowców), a new generation multi-role aircraft ( fighters Chengdu export leader), ballistic missiles capable of overcoming anti-missile defense, and since last year, testing The first aircraft carrier, albeit based on Russian design, but equipped in native systems, reconnaissance, command and weapons.
U.S. plans to release in 2012 for the purpose of reinforcing 613.9 billion, including 88.5 billion dollars to support military operations abroad. This means a real decrease in defense spending. In 2013, they have fallen even more - without regard to the foreign missions to 525.4 billion U.S. dollars. Fearing the reaction of the PRC, the U.S. limit the support for Taiwan by refusing to sell modern weapons, and only supporting the modernization of already have. That was such in the case of fighter F-16. U.S. trying to make their main partner in the region have become - except South Korea, Japan and Taiwan - also competing fiercely with the PRC, India.


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