CHINA NOW WORLD'S THIRD-BIGGEST ARMS EXPORTER

GENERALLY SPEAKING, CHINA OFFERS MEDIUM QUALITY WEAPONS SYSTEMS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES, A COMBINATION ATTRACTIVE TO CASH-STRAPPED MILITARIES IN SOUTH ASIA, AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA, SAUNDERS SAID.

CHINA HAS OVERTAKEN GERMANY TO BECOME THE WORLD'S THIRD-BIGGEST ARMS EXPORTER, ALTHOUGH ITS 5 PERCENT OF THE MARKET REMAINS SMALL COMPARED TO THE COMBINED

Generally speaking, China offers medium quality weapons systems at affordable prices, a combination attractive to cash-strapped militaries in South Asia, Africa and Latin America, Saunders said.
However, China's incremental growth and the yawning gap with industry leaders America and Russia show the limitations of its aspirations.
Russia was second with a 27 percent global share, 39 percent of which went to India the world's largest arms importer overall.

BEIJING – China has overtaken Germany to become the world’s third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and Russia, a new...

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