China to lower defense budget growth

BY XINHUA China will lower its defense budget growth rate to 7.5 percent in 2019, from last year’s 8.1 percent, according to a draft budget report to be submitted to the country’s annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) opening Tuesday. The 2019 defense budget will be 1.19 trillion yuan (about 177.61 billion US dollars), figures from the report show. The rate marks a … Continue reading China to lower defense budget growth